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Students Like Me

This program was produced with a Small Business Innovative Research grant from the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA) 



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A pathbreaking dvd guide for educators/parents teaching children with Fetal Alcohol Syndrome.

Over the past few years, practical research has been revealing more about the nature of learning challenges faced by children with alcohol-related birth defects. As a result, strategies are emerging to help children in both mainstream and special education classrooms.

 

 

 

Students Like Me gives elementary and special educators a clear understanding of what Fetal Alcohol Syndrome is, how it affects childrens learning and behavior, and what can be done to modify classroom environments and teaching methods to allow children with FAS to learn.

Includes:

  • How to recognize a child with FAS in the classroom
  • How to modify the class environment and adjust teaching methods
  • How to communicate clearly and plan transitions and unstructured time

Watch Students Like Me: Episode 1 to 9

  • "A new baby is like the beginning of all things - wonder, hope, a dream of possibilities.” ―Eda J. Le Shan

  • “Drinking during pregnancy is linked with disaster – personal disaster for the ‘bright-eyed ones,’ disaster for their families and their hope for their young, and disaster for . . . society as we struggle to pay the huge price of this destruction.” - Prof. Ann Streissguth, Ph.D.

  • "If you're pregnant, don't drink. If you drink, don't get pregnant" - Eva Carner

  • "Every day is FASD Awareness day" - Teresa Kellerman (www.babybornfree.com)