People often ask ” what were the main trends you saw in children with Complex Needs through your research?’ This Executive Summary may offer some useful signposts.
Month: January 2013
Review of “Educating Children with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders”
For a recent international review of the book, “Educating Children with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders ” please go to page 9 of the Newsletter below from the New Zealand Educational Administration and Leadership Society .
How many children born prematurely are in your class?
Teachers are not aware that there are as many as 4 children born prematurely in every classroom. These children are often ‘ wired differently’. Their profiles of learning can be quite different. They can attain and achieve , but the routes for getting there may be different from those traditionally used by teachers .
Two new articles have highlighted this issue and the challenges for the teaching profession.
On 31st January 2013 at the Institute of Education in London, there will be a national conference to focus on this issue.
Please think of coming along.
NOFAS – UK Article
NOFAS-UK is pleased to announce the release of the eighth issue of the FETAL ALCOHOL FORUM with the latest FASD research and articles from a range of experts in the field of Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders. It includes an educational article by Barry Carpenter, with specific reference to the work of Carolyn Blackburn ( currently a researcher at Birmingham City University,) some of which can be found on the NOFAS-UK website. Early Years practitioners would really find Carolyn’s study, “Building Bridges to Understanding” enormously valuable.
To download Issue 8, click on the link:- http://www.nofas-uk.org/PDF/FetalAlcoholForumIssue8December2012.pdf