FASD Fact Friday

 

FASD Friday Fact

What does this mean? It means that as children age, expectations increase. Because those with FASD clearly are not progressing at the same rate, they may become increasingly frustrated if expectations from caregivers, educators, professionals and families are not adjusted. Excessive frustration could lead to secondary disabilities. You can help by having strengths re-evaluated and adjusting goals, expectations and required assistance.

The study

Neuropsychological Impairments and Age-Related Differences in Children and Adolescents with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders

can be found here