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The Impact of Fetal Alcohol Syndrome on Students By Farrukh Khan
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Although it is possible for a child to be born with an impairment due to a variety of reasons, the problems that can be presented as a result of a child being afflicted with Fetal Alcohol Syndrome,... More > or FAS, are entirely preventable. Any caring mother should not consume alcohol during her pregnancy, because the likely punishment that may be endured by her child is far too harsh for a fleeting pleasure. Children afflicted with FAS suffer from learning difficulties as a result of damage to their central nervous system, in addition to suffering from physical defects as a result of damage due to alcohol consumed by their mothers prior to birth. This brief essay presents a discussion about FAS, its impact on students afflicted with this preventable condition and what can be done to improve the teaching of a language, such as English, to these children.< Less
The Impact of Fetal Alcohol Syndrome on Students By Farrukh Khan
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Although it is possible for a child to be born with an impairment due to a variety of reasons, the problems that can be presented as a result of a child being afflicted with Fetal Alcohol Syndrome,... More > or FAS, are entirely preventable. Any caring mother should not consume alcohol during her pregnancy, because the likely punishment that may be endured by her child is far too harsh for a fleeting pleasure. Children afflicted with FAS suffer from learning difficulties as a result of damage to their central nervous system, in addition to suffering from physical defects as a result of damage due to alcohol consumed by their mothers prior to birth. This brief essay presents a discussion about FAS, its impact on students afflicted with this preventable condition and what can be done to improve the teaching of a language, such as English, to these children.< Less
Practical Rare Syndrome Manual By Dawn Lucan
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Your child was recently diagnosed with a rare syndrome. You begin to wonder how you can help your child and what resources are available. Dawn Lucan is an educator with eighteen years of experience... More > will share her knowledge and website resources with you.< Less
Practical Rare Syndromes Manual Second Edition: Featuring Life Strategies and Community Resources By Dawn Lucan
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Having a disabled child is never easy in life. There are so many things to take into consideration when planning your day. At times, it can get quite frustrating dealing with the issues of having a... More > disabled child. Dawn Lucan will share her life strategies and community resources for school issues, common therapies, healthy eating, marriage advice, siblings, friendships, activities, travel, and more.< Less
The Silent Epidemic: A Child Psychiatrist's Journey beyond Death Row:Understanding, Treating, and Preventing Neurodevelopmental Disorder Associated with Prenatal Alcohol Exposure By Susan D. Rich, MD, MPH
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This book addresses a critical public health problem in America - the leading preventable cause of birth defects, neurodevelopmental disorders and intellectual disability: prenatal alcohol exposure.... More > Dr. Rich provides insight into the prevalence of neurodevelopmental disorder associated with prenatal alcohol exposure (ND-PAE) among juveniles accused of violent crimes, in neighborhoods where America’s “least valued” citizens reside, and even in upper middle class communities. The problem develops as early as the first three weeks of pregnancy, when many women are unaware that they are pregnant. With appropriate diagnosis and treatment, affected individuals can avoid a lifetime of lost potential from substance use disorders, incarceration, unemployment, and homelessness. From her broad psychiatric, forensic, and public health experience, Dr. Rich has crafted a reasoned, passionate argument for communities and professionals to unite in ending an epidemic that currently affects one in twenty American children.< Less
The Silent Epidemic: A Child Psychiatrist's Journey beyond Death Row:Understanding, Treating, and Preventing Neurodevelopmental Disorder Associated with Prenatal Alcohol Exposure By Susan D. Rich, MD, MPH
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This book addresses a critical public health problem in America - the leading preventable cause of birth defects, neurodevelopmental disorders and intellectual disability: prenatal alcohol exposure.... More > Dr. Rich provides insight into the prevalence of neurodevelopmental disorder associated with prenatal alcohol exposure (ND-PAE) among juveniles accused of violent crimes, in neighborhoods where America’s “least valued” citizens reside, and even in upper middle class communities. The problem develops as early as the first three weeks of pregnancy, when many women are unaware that they are pregnant. With appropriate diagnosis and treatment, affected individuals can avoid a lifetime of lost potential from substance use disorders, incarceration, unemployment, and homelessness. From her broad psychiatric, forensic, and public health experience, Dr. Rich has crafted a reasoned, passionate argument for communities and professionals to unite in ending an epidemic that currently affects one in twenty American children.< Less
Raising Margaret Ann By Robert M. Bersi
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This book fulfills a father’s promise to his daughter that he would someday write of their struggle with what came to be known as fetal alcohol spectrum disorders. Children so unnecessarily... More > disabled are condemned to endure a purgatory of failures as they struggle to meet the expectations of family, peers, school, and society. This account reflects Margaret’s choice of whom and what she deemed to be meaningful inclusions in a story based upon her challenged childhood. It is as much a tale of love and laughter, as it is of loneliness and disappointment. In 1970, a young university professor is granted custody of his infant female daughter. The ensuing 18 years unfold as a heart-wrenching, yet inspiring story. The writer describes the small victories and tearful disappointments which marked their determined journey. Today in the United States, at least one in every hundred children born each year is afflicted with FASD. Their physical and mental defects are irreversible and persist for a lifetime.< Less
The Nasdijj Trilogy By Mary Scriver
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This is a reader's companion to a controversial trilogy of books by Tim Barrus published under the nom de plume of Nasdijj. Discussion is limited to the actual writing rather than comment on the... More > writer. This man is a poet and social activist with a lifelong dedication to the welfare of children, especially boys at risk.< Less
Spiral: Rick's Story By Rhonda Langley
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From the age of 12 to 18 I kept a diary while my adopted brother was spiraling out of control under the influence of fetal alcohol issues and bipolar disorder. Nothing might have come of this,... More > except that I was a budding writer, and my journal entries had a certain readability and interest that I recognize now as an adult. So this is our family's story. I share it in the hope that it will give perspective and courage to others who may be going through hard times.< Less
Practical Developmental Disabilities Manual By Dawn Lucan
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Your child was recently diagnosed as having a developmental disability. You have known for months that something was not right with your child's development. Now, your suspicions were confirmed by a... More > doctor. Now, you begin to wonder how can you help your child in life. Topics covered in this book are healthy diet, friendships & bullies, teaching new life skills, educational service providers, clubs & activities, and much more. It includes a glossary of common terms and helpful website resources. Come learn about the world of Developmental Disabilities with an educator with eighteen years of experience.< Less