For children with FASD to be educated appropriately certain things must be addressed. The environment and method of teaching are both crucial. If changes in these areas can be combined with teachers understanding the various characteristics of FASD such as concrete thinking and not being able to generalise information, secondary disabilities could be avoided.
Download the document Education and FASD297.88 KB and Education
What Educators need to know about FASD1.32 MB – working together in Manitoba to educate children with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder – Prepared by the Manitoba Citizenship and Youth Cataloging in Publication Data
Other links and documents
Barry Carpenter FASD and Education
Professor Barry Carpenter is Honorary Professor at the Universities of Worcester, Limerick (Ireland) , Hamburg (Germany), and Flinders, (Australia) .He is a Fellow of the University of Oxford. He holds the International Chair in Special and Inclusive Education.
Barry has an excellent website with all sorts of interesting and informative information about FASD and Education.
Tools for teaching learners with CLDD:
- Briefing Packs
- Engagement Profile and Scale
- Inquiry Framework for Learning
P2i provides specialist Professional Development, research and hands on consultancy, working with children and young people with complex learning difficulties and disabilities (CLDD).
National Organisation for Foetal Alcohol Syndrome UK FASD Factsheet – An information booklet for Parents, Carers and Professionals