Historically many people with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder, also known as FASD, have not been understood or properly supported. This module will provide you with information and basic practical adjustments that can lead to good lives for the people you support who live with FASD.
This module includes presentations from Marsha Wilson, Myles Himmelreich, Christine Lilley, and Elizabeth McWilliams Hewitt.
Marsha Wilson uses her over 30 years of experience working with people with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder to lend advice for those who support people with this disorder.
Myles Himmelreich, a well-known motivational speaker on Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder, shares his experiences, both challenges and sucess that he has faced living with FASD.
Christine Liley is a psychologist, whose focus has included many different kinds of neurodevelopmental disorders, including fetal alcohol spectrum disorders (FASD), intellectual disabilities, genetic syndromes, and learning disabilities.
Elizabeth McWilliam shares her experiences as a field worker of developental disabilities, including Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD).
On successful completion of this module, you will be able to:
– Explain what Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder is and how it affects the brain.
– Understand the differences and difficulties that people with FASD experience.
– Describe a wide range of practical approaches and strategies to successfully support people who have FASD.
Module Length: 105 Minutes
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