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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
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
Whose Curious Stars By C. Marcus Parr
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Fourteen-year-old Daniel Aiken has moved to Oregon, but his roots are in California. His mother marries Robin Stanley, a self-righteous man who wants nothing more than to be rid of his stepson. They... More > move to a small Oregon town where Daniel tries to protect his younger brother, Jesse, who suffers from Fetal Alcohol Syndrome. At his new school, Daniel befriends the criminally-minded but good-hearted Hitch McDonough. Together they raise hell, steal beer from convenience stores and talk about the meaning of life in a graveyard. Illegal drugs are smoked and girlfriends end up pregnant. At every turn and deception, Robin Stanley threatens to send Daniel to a military academy, away from his mother and little brother. Then the unexpected happens. "Whose Curious Stars" is a coming of age story about a delinquent boy who is saved by his science teacher and whose bad behavior is offset by a code of honor and an unwavering obedience to greater truths. Against all odds, in the end he does the right thing. (252 pages)< Less
Whose Curious Stars By C. Marcus Parr
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Fourteen-year-old Daniel Aiken has moved to Oregon, but his roots are in California. His mother marries Robin Stanley, a self-righteous man who wants nothing more than to be rid of his stepson. They... More > move to a small Oregon town where Daniel tries to protect his younger brother, Jesse, who suffers from Fetal Alcohol Syndrome. At his new school, Daniel befriends the criminally-minded but good-hearted Hitch McDonough. Together they raise hell, steal beer from convenience stores and talk about the meaning of life in a graveyard. Illegal drugs are smoked and girlfriends end up pregnant. At every turn and deception, Robin Stanley threatens to send Daniel to a military academy, away from his mother and little brother. Then the unexpected happens. "Whose Curious Stars" is a coming of age story about a delinquent boy who is saved by his science teacher and whose bad behavior is offset by a code of honor and an unwavering obedience to greater truths. Against all odds, in the end he does the right thing. (252 pages)< Less
Whose Curious Stars By C. Marcus Parr
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Fourteen-year-old Daniel Aiken has moved to Oregon, but his roots are in California. His mother marries Robin Stanley, a self-righteous man who wants nothing more than to be rid of his stepson. They... More > move to a small Oregon town where Daniel tries to protect his younger brother, Jesse, who suffers from Fetal Alcohol Syndrome. At his new school, Daniel befriends the criminally-minded but good-hearted Hitch McDonough. Together they raise hell, steal beer from convenience stores and talk about the meaning of life in a graveyard. Illegal drugs are smoked and girlfriends end up pregnant. At every turn and deception, Robin Stanley threatens to send Daniel to a military academy, away from his mother and little brother. Then the unexpected happens. "Whose Curious Stars" is a coming of age story about a delinquent boy who is saved by his science teacher and whose bad behavior is offset by a code of honor and an unwavering obedience to greater truths. Against all odds, in the end he does the right thing. (252 pages)< Less
The Unofficial Special Education Preschool Handbook By Dawn Lucan
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Your disabled child is about to exit from your school district's or county's Early Intervention Program for disabled children and into a preschool program. You have questions regarding this. In this... More > book, she includes a great list of free preschool games for your child along with some great websites for you, too. Dawn Lucan, a preschool teacher with 17 years of experience, has answers to 10 of your questions.< Less