Education and Special Education

Evidence shows that the keys to working successfully with children prenatally exposed to alcohol are STRUCTURE, CONSISTENCY, BREVITY, VARIETY, and PERSISTENCE.

This section contains links to resources for parents and others to explore educational options appropriate for individuals affected by FASD. 

Useful Links

Advocating for the Student with FASD  Contains numerous helpful links worth following up on.

Ten comments you may hear at IEP meetings by school personnel, and how you should respond. Highly recommended!

Special Education Resources in Southern California

Related / Co-Occurring Conditions

FASD Through the Lifespan

FASD Resources

Special Education Advisor Web Site

Special Education Rights of Parents and Children  Information about special education law, education law, and advocacy for children with disabilities

California Department of Education Laws, Regulations, & Policies

California Department of Education Administration & Support  Includes information about state education funding and California Special Education Local Plan Areas (SELPAs), which manage IEPs.

Glossary of Education Accommodations and Modifications