For any parent or professional who needs to work with children with fetal alcohol syndrome/effects (FAS/E), this important guide offers practical advice and solid information on dealing with FAS/E's lifelong effects on behavior and learning. It covers the historical, medical, and social aspects of FAS/E, and details common behavioral characteristics associated with the condition. Taking a developmental approach, the guide offers specific behavioral management techniques to be used with children with FAS/E from infancy through late adolesence. The author's own case studies are used to clarify psychological concepts and personize FAS/E for the novice.
CWLA Press (Child Welfare League of America) (1997), Edition: 1, 153 pages
087868607X / 9780878686070
153 p.; 9.08 inches