Explained by brain : the FASD workbook for parents, carers and educators (who have tried everything or don't know where to start!!)

By: Spiller, Vanessa.
Middletown, DE : 2020Description: 377 pages : colour illustrations: 30 cm.Subject(s): FETAL ALCOHOL SYNDROME | CHILDREN | ADOLESCENTS | YOUNG ADULTS | DIAGNOSIS | BEHAVIOUR MANAGEMENT | PARENT GUIDES | TEACHERS GUIDES | PROFESSIONALS GUIDES
Contents:
Introduction -- 1. An appetiser! FASD and lying! -- 2. FASD basics -- 3. Parenting and supporting young people with FASD -- 4. Diagnosing FASD - assessing brain areas - beyond just diagnosis! -- 5. Mapping and prioritising your childs skills and abilities -- 6. The 'Explained by Brain' approach -- 7. 'Explained by Brain' approach -- 8. Building on strengths -- 9. Caring for carers -- 10. Frequently asked questions -- 11. The continuing journey.
Summary: "Dr Vanessa Spiller is a clinical psychologist and the parent of a young adult with FASD. She blends 20 years of clinical work with lived experiences to deliver practical frameworks and strategies to help young people and their families achieve success. The 'Explained By Brain' approach utilises multiple well researched frameworks to provide parents, carers and educators with the tools they need to better understand and support young people with FASD." -- book jacket
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Introduction -- 1. An appetiser! FASD and lying! -- 2. FASD basics -- 3. Parenting and supporting young people with FASD -- 4. Diagnosing FASD - assessing brain areas - beyond just diagnosis! -- 5. Mapping and prioritising your childs skills and abilities -- 6. The 'Explained by Brain' approach -- 7. 'Explained by Brain' approach -- 8. Building on strengths -- 9. Caring for carers -- 10. Frequently asked questions -- 11. The continuing journey.

"Dr Vanessa Spiller is a clinical psychologist and the parent of a young adult with FASD. She blends 20 years of clinical work with lived experiences to deliver practical frameworks and strategies to help young people and their families achieve success. The 'Explained By Brain' approach utilises multiple well researched frameworks to provide parents, carers and educators with the tools they need to better understand and support young people with FASD." -- book jacket

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