Change the Environment Not the Child
|Strategies for Educators Working with Students with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD)
A partnership with the Minnesota Organization on Fetal Alcohol Syndrome (MOFAS) and St. Paul College.
These sessions will provide a brief overview of the FASD basics and strategies for working with students on the spectrum from early childhood through high school.
Did you know…
That Minnesota requires that paraprofessionals working with students with a Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD) are required to have disability specific training on FASD?
- The Centers for Disease Control estimates that as many as 1 in 20 U.S. school children may have an FASD.
- It has been reported that approximately 60% of students with an FASD have a disrupted school experience.
- FASD caused by prenatal alcohol exposure (PAE) produces a range of birth defects. The organic brain injury caused by PAE affects how individuals on the spectrum experience school and education settings.
When: April 19, 2017 from 9-11:30am, or May 10, 2017 6-9:30pm.
Time: 9 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Where: St. Paul College, 235 Marshall Avenue, Saint Paul, MN 55102
Register online: https://mnscu.rschooltoday.com/public/costoption/class_id/15684/public/1/sp/
Questions? Contact Jennifer Huston at 651.846.1786 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
This site is provided to families and professionals as an informative site on Fetal Alcohol Syndrome (FAS) and Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD). It is not intended to replace professional medical, psychological, behavioral, legal, nutritional or educational counsel. Reference to any specific agency does not necessarily constitute or imply its endorsement, recommendation, or favoring by MOFAS.