Days 76-80 of 99 Days to FASDay: Neurobehavioral Approach to FASD

Using the Neurobehavioral Approach We return to another series of posts featuring the NB Approach for raising or supporting a person with FASD. You can find the first series of posts here: Day 12 of 99 Days to FASDay. Rather than posting individually over the last few days here on WordPress, I combined the posts into … Continue reading Days 76-80 of 99 Days to FASDay: Neurobehavioral Approach to FASD

Day 17 of 99 Days to FASDay: Recognize Effort and Energy

I wasn’t skilled at advocating in the school system, but I always did my best. I wasn’t always able to get the maiden the accommodations she required, but I always supported her efforts and needs and tried to educate the teachers and principals about her strengths and challenges.  I took an active interest in what … Continue reading Day 17 of 99 Days to FASDay: Recognize Effort and Energy

Day 15 of 99 Days to FASDay: Key Executive Functioning Skills

What is Executive Functioning? The executive functions are a set of processes that all have to do with managing oneself and one's resources in order to achieve a goal. It is an umbrella term for the neurologically based skills involving mental control and self-regulation. The information below is an excerpt from an excellent article I … Continue reading Day 15 of 99 Days to FASDay: Key Executive Functioning Skills

Day 14 of 99 Days to FASDay: Trying Differently Rather Than Harder – Memory

Continuing today and for the next week, we will be providing some proven, effective strategies for supporting people with FASD. The tips shared over the next week, with permission from Families Affected by Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FAFASD), are suggested by parents on their Shifting the Paradigm discussion page on Facebook. People who have been exposed to … Continue reading Day 14 of 99 Days to FASDay: Trying Differently Rather Than Harder – Memory