#40: Parenting Kids with FASDs and Invisible Disabilities Successfully with Eileen Devine

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If your child's brain has been affected by prenatal exposure to alcohol, drugs, extreme stress, or other factors, there are 8 areas of brain function that may be affected:

  1. Developmental level of functioning: Social skills and adaptive behavior
  2. Sensory systems, sensory-motor integration
  3. Nutrition
  4. Language and communication
  5. Processing pace
  6. Learning and Memory
  7. Abstract thinking
  8. Executive functioning

Don't miss this interview with Eileen Devine, LCSW, an expert on FASDs.

She discusses the challenges for kids with brain differences and their parents and offers helpful strategies that really work!

Links Relevant to this episode:

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Trying Differently Rather Than Harder: Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders* by Diane Malbin

Video for Teachers by Nate Sheets

Ira Chasnoff's Website

The Mystery of Risk: Drugs, Alcohol, Pregnancy, and the Vulnerable Child* by Ira Chasnoff

Facebook group: Shifting the paradigm: towards a neuro-behavioral approach to FASD

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