Recognizing and Managing Children with Fetal Alcohol Syndrome/fetal Alcohol Effects: A Guidebook

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CWLA Press, 1997 - Medical - 153 pages
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For any parent or professional who needs to work with children with fetal alcohol syndrome/fetal alcohol effects (FAS/FAE), this important guide offers practical advice and solid information for dealing with its lifelong effects on behavior and learning. It covers the historical, medical, and social aspects of FAS/FAE, and details the 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/FAE from infancy through late adolescence. The author's own case studies are used to clarify psychological concepts and personalize FAS/FAE for the novice.

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Behavioral Characteristics
What to Do
Infancy and Toddlerhood

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About the author (1997)

Brenda McCreight, PhD, is a family and child therapist and an adoption expert. She lives in Nanaimo, British Columbia, with her husband. They have nine children, seven of whom were adopted as older children.

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