Day 13 of 99 Days to FASDay

How to chamge the negative associations with #FASD – Thank you

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Day 13 of 99 days to 9.9 FASDay

Welcome to Day 13 in our 99 day journey of all things FASD. If you are superstitious the number thirteen might not be a positive association for you. Starting today and over the next week or so, we are going to try to change negative associations of behaviour to an understanding of FASD as a brain-based physical disability that requires accommodations – just as we make accommodations for people with physical challenges. It’s all about our approach. Diane Malbin coined the phrase, trying differently, not harder, and came up with the NB approach and has taught it to many parents, caregivers and professionals. While the brief information we will be sharing over the next little while won’t make anyone an expert in such a short time, it may change the way some people see FASD and the approach to building on people’s success.

The information we share over the…

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