Students with Fetal Alcohol Syndrome: Updating Our Knowledge, Improving Their Programs
Miller, Darcy, Teaching Exceptional Children
Jack, a 10-year-old fourth-grade student with Fetal Alcohol Syndrome, lives with his adoptive parents, who began as foster parents when he was 3 years old. Jack is a talkative, active, and creative boy who struggles with academics, making friends, and anger management. It is difficult for him to understand the consequences of his behavior, so his decision making doesn't always result in positive outcomes. After negative peer interactions, Jack's teacher uses direct teaching of social skills, modeling, and guided practice. However, Jack tends to repeat the same negative decisions, and therefore has few friends. Jack also has a difficult time understanding social cues and interpreting …
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Publication information: Article title: Students with Fetal Alcohol Syndrome: Updating Our Knowledge, Improving Their Programs. Contributors: Miller, Darcy - Author. Magazine title: Teaching Exceptional Children. Volume: 38. Issue: 4 Publication date: March/April 2006. Page number: 12+. © Council for Exceptional Children Jan/Feb 2009. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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