Resources

The printed materials and training DVD offered by FASCETS are based on research, clinical work, and personal experiences. They have been developed to provide current, useful, understandable information for parents, professionals and people with FASD, and to support collaboration among families, professionals, agencies and organizations.

The following materials support development of a common language for talking about behaviors differently, so that parents, psychologists, educators and family members are all "on the same page." This information increases understanding, reduces frustration, and supports development of different and more effective strategies.

Trying Differently Rather Than Harder

by Diane Malbin, MSW

This book provides a readable, narrative discussion of the neurobehavioral approach for working effectively with children, adolescents and adults with FASD.

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TRAINING DVD Fetal Alcohol and Other Drug Effects A Four-Part Training Series

These four one-hour training programs were developed to provide accessible, practical information to help parents, families, and professionals, and to support program development.

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Trying Differently:  Rethinking Juvenile Justice Using a Neuro-Behavioral Model

This article presents information that is especially useful for judges, lawyers, and other professionals working in the juvenile justice system.  

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BCAEA Newsletter Summer 2005

“Most approaches to changing behaviours do not recognize brain dysfunction” - FASD and Standard Interventions: Poor Fits?

Until recently, there have been few studies exploring the effectiveness of interventions for children, adolescents and adults with FASD. FASCETS, a private non-profit organization, developed and successfully tested a model in a three-year FASD interventive study.

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Select Bibliography

This bibliography includes a selection of important early articles as well as current literature. Please note that accessing entire articles often requires subscriptions. Most provide abstracts of studies' findings.

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