FAQ 

FAMILIES

Q:  My child does not seem to have any remorse around his actions.  Do children with FASD have a conscience?

A:  Many children with FASD have a hard time connecting actions with consequences or don't understand how their behavior affects others.  They need to be explicitly taught.  Developmental dysmaturity also can come into play here.  

FAQ 

EDUCATION

Q: My request for assessment was denied and I was told my child must try RTI first, what should I do?

A:  "On January 21, 2011 OSEP's Director Melody Musgrove sent a memo to state directors of special education to clarify that RTI strategies can not be used to delay or deny timely evaluation for students suspected of having a disability." A letter should be written, citing this memo and a reminder that the school must maintain the timeline from your original request date.  

 
 

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MEDICAL

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FAQ 

LEGAL

Q:  Is stealing somehow connected to FASD?

 

A: Yes, it can be related to impulsivity due to brain differences, or even to a lack of understanding of the abstract concept of ownership in general.My request for assessment was denied and I was told my child must try RTI first, what should I do?

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