Learning & Resources

Learning & Resources

Title:  Reach to Teach: Educating Elementary Middle School Children with FASD

Link: Reach to Teach Guide

Purpose:  To provide a hard copy or e- resource for teachers, teacher assistants, principals, special education professionals, school personnel, and camp counselors offering strategies for finding success in educating elementary and middle school students with FASD.

Content60 page PDF Detailed booklet, including; structuring a caring and consistent environment, shifting attitudes and improving understanding, learning to translate misbehavior, changing classroom teaching style, restructuring the physical space in the classroom, and engaging the whole school community.

Audience: For parents with a child identified as having an FASD who need to reach out to the child’s educating staff. For all educators and support staff at the elementary/middle school level.

Title: Provincial Outreach Program for Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder(POPFASD)

Link: http://www.fasdoutreach.ca/

Purpose: B.C. provincial resource to increase educators’ capacity to meet the learning needs of students with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder. We share current research, ideas, strategies, training and resources in order to build capacity in school districts for students with FASD and their teachers.

Content: Provides online access to information, eLearning videos, resource to print and download, training, current research and successful practices to support students with FASD.

Audience: For anyone who wants to learn more about FASD. Users can pick and choose the modules they are most interested in. Users can go at their own pace.

Title: Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders Centre of Excellence

Link: http://fasdcenter.samhsa.gov/educationTraining/courses/FASDTheCourse/index.aspx

Purpose: The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) agency is part of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

Content: 7 Module on-line, self-directed course. This course provides an overview of risk factors for fetal alcohol spectrum disorders (FASD), signs, symptoms, and prevention and treatment methods. The site map gives details related to each module.

Audience: This course is designed primarily for professionals who work with children, adolescents, and adults with an FASD.

Title: Creating a Brain Friendly Life

Link: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_OGK8J5OWgw&list=PLvrD8tiHIX1IrUP6EwU-_ZQhbfkKAq6BD&index=67

Purpose: A collaborative videotaped session – Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder: Across the Lifespan. Created by the Alberta Government.

Content: 2 hour video featuring Karmen Krahn Schulties – Behaviour Consultant – Alberta Strategies: Least to Most Intervention, Integrated Class Management, Functional Skills.

Audience: For professionals with experience working with individuals with FASD and individuals living with FASD.