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Foetal alcohol spectrum disorders : parenting a child with an invisible disability / Julia Brown and Dr Mary Mather ; foreword by Simon Brown ; illustrated by Liz O'Donnell ; edited by Sarah Giles.

By: Brown, Julia.
Contributor(s): Mather, Mary | Brown, Simon Chief executive officer [writer of foreword.] | O'Donnell, Liz [illustrator.] | Giles, Sarah (Freelance writer and editor).
Publisher: Oxford : The FASD Trust, 2014Description: 152 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781500851880.Other title: Parenting a child with an invisible disability.Subject(s): FETAL ALCOHOL SYNDROME | CHILDREN | DIAGNOSIS | HEALTH PROBLEMS | BEHAVIOUR PROBLEMS | PARENT GUIDESOnline resources: The FASD Trust,Home http://www.fasdtrust.co.uk/
Contents:
1. the unpredictable impact of alcohol on the developing brain. - 2. making a diagnosis of FASD. - 3. The lifelong impact of exposure to prenatal alcohol. - 4. FASD, adoption and foster care. - 5. What does not work and why. - 6. What does work : how to parent the FASD child. - 7. Sensory processing problems and behaviour. - 8. Eating. - 9. Sleep - and the lack of it! - 10, Crying, anger, aggression, temper tantrums and meltdowns. - 11. Communication. - 12. Praise, reward, consequences and discipline. - 13. Arrested social development and the problems it causes. - 14 Friendships, social life and recreation. - 15. The major problems of time, money and mathematics. - 16. Education matters. - 17. Becoming independent. - 18. Final words to parents. - Further information.
Summary: "This unique book has been written for those parenting children / young people with FASD (Foetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders) by Dr Mary Mather, widely regarded as one of the UK's foremost medical experts on FASD and Julia Brown, CEO of The FASD Trust, the UK's leading charity in this field. Julia and her husband are parents of two children with FASD and she brings her practical, real life knowledge of strategies that are helpful on a daily basis, alongside Dr Mather's medical expertise explaining the reasons behind the child's behaviour and responses. Whilst this book is a must for any parent or carer with a child affected by FASD, it will also be of value to professionals particularly in social work, mental health and counselling / therapy who are supporting families affected by FASD"--www.amazon.com
List(s) this item appears in: Fetal Alcohol Syndrome Jun18 | Fetal Alcohol Syndrome Books Jun18 CM | Parenting children with autism or ID July 2018 CM
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1. the unpredictable impact of alcohol on the developing brain. - 2. making a diagnosis of FASD. - 3. The lifelong impact of exposure to prenatal alcohol. - 4. FASD, adoption and foster care. - 5. What does not work and why. - 6. What does work : how to parent the FASD child. - 7. Sensory processing problems and behaviour. - 8. Eating. - 9. Sleep - and the lack of it! - 10, Crying, anger, aggression, temper tantrums and meltdowns. - 11. Communication. - 12. Praise, reward, consequences and discipline. - 13. Arrested social development and the problems it causes. - 14 Friendships, social life and recreation. - 15. The major problems of time, money and mathematics. - 16. Education matters. - 17. Becoming independent. - 18. Final words to parents. - Further information.

"This unique book has been written for those parenting children / young people with FASD (Foetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders) by Dr Mary Mather, widely regarded as one of the UK's foremost medical experts on FASD and Julia Brown, CEO of The FASD Trust, the UK's leading charity in this field. Julia and her husband are parents of two children with FASD and she brings her practical, real life knowledge of strategies that are helpful on a daily basis, alongside Dr Mather's medical expertise explaining the reasons behind the child's behaviour and responses. Whilst this book is a must for any parent or carer with a child affected by FASD, it will also be of value to professionals particularly in social work, mental health and counselling / therapy who are supporting families affected by FASD"--www.amazon.com

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