Educating Children and Young People with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders: Constructing Personalised Pathways to Learning
The range of learning difficulties associated with children who have fetal alcohol spectrum disorders (FASDs) has been highlighted as an emerging but little understood area of Special Educational Needs.
This engaging, timely, and highly practical book will raise awareness about FASDs and their associated difficulties across the entire education workforce. It provides a range of specialist, practical tried-and-tested teaching and learning strategies, from which teachers and support staff may construct personalised learning plans for students with FASDs, and will help improve outcomes for all their children. It also:
Informed by the very latest research and written by leading experts in the field, Educating Children and Young People with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders will prove invaluable for experienced teachers and teaching assistants who are engaging in Continuing Professional Development, as well as newly qualified and training Initial Teacher Training students.
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Chapter 1 Introduction
History diagnosis causes and prevalence
Chapter 3 Understanding how fetal alcohol spectrum disorders impact on learning
Chapter 4 A teaching and learning framework to support children and young people with fetal alcohol spectrum disorders
Chapter 5 Fetal alcohol spectrum disorders and complex needs
The support needs and experiences of the families of children with fetal alcohol spectrum disorders
The role of teachers in building a platform for change in societal perceptions