Sanford School of Medicine Center for Disabilities

Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders Education Strategies Handbook

The Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD) Education Strategies Handbook is a product of the National Organization on Fetal Alcohol Syndrome-South Dakota (NOFAS-SD) at the Center for Disabilities. The FASD Education Strategies Handbook was made possible in part through funding from the South Dakota Department of Education, Special Education Programs.

The FASD Education Strategies Handbook is a reference guide to be used with students suspected of having a Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) or who have been diagnosed with an FASD.

Download the FASD Education Strategies Handbook.

 

A few of the Topics included in the FASD Education Strategies Handbook
  • Overview of Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders
  • Educating Students with a Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder
  • Functional Assessment
  • Environmental Modification
  • Communication
  • Executive Functions
  • Brain-Based Teaching Methods
  • Social Skills and Behaviors

The FASD Education Strategies Handbook is free to download. Hard copies of the handbook are available for free to individuals directly related to a South Dakota public school (teachers, parents, administrators, students, etc.). Hard copies of the handbook are available to individuals in other states or not directly connected to a South Dakota public school for a cost of $20.00. To request a hard copy of the handbook, contact the Center for Disabilities by phone at 800-658-3080 or 605-357-1439 or via e-mail at cd@usd.edu.

The FASD Education Strategies Handbook is available in an alternative format upon request. To request an alternate format, contact the Center for Disabilities by phone at 800-658-3080 or 605-357-1439 or via e-mail at cd@usd.edu.

If you have difficulty downloading the FASD Education Strategies Handbook, download a free copy of Adobe Acrobat Reader.