Special Education


Teaching Students with Fetal Alcohol Syndrome

Preparing to Teach Students with FAS/E

sidebar Step 2: Make a Plan and Carry It Out

Ask the question: “What does the student need to achieve success in the classroom?”

Access Print Resources

The following publications include detailed sections about meeting the needs of students with a variety of special needs. Many of the instructional strategies found in these guides can be used effectively with students with FAS/E. Other resources that teachers may find useful are listed at the back of this document.

  • Teaching Students with Intellectual Disabilities: A Resource Guide for Teachers, BC Ministry of Education, 1995.
  • The Individual Education Plan: A Resource Guide for Teachers, BC Ministry of Education, 1996.
  • Teaching Students with Learning and Behavioural Differences A Resource Guide for Teachers, BC Ministry of Education, Skills and Training, 1996.

Consult with Professional Peers

Classroom teachers can consult with the following professionals when planning classroom interventions for students with FAS/E:

  • Other teachers and administrators who have previously worked with students with FAS/E.
  • In-school special education teachers including learning assistance teachers, resource teachers and integration support teachers.
  • School- and district-based counsellors.
  • District-based consultants, coordinators and administrators of special education.
  • School psychologists.
  • Speech/language pathologists.

Try Something

Priorize the student’s needs from most to least important and select activities that will address the most important needs first. Record the adaptations and/or modifications that will be used to support the student.

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