Supports 4 Success

Supports for children and youth are most effective when they are relationally-based. Relationally-based supports benefit all children and youth, especially those living with FASD. Encouraging and supporting positive relationships with teachers, mentors, family and friends contributes to positive social experiences and opportunities for mentorship and modelling of appropriate behavior. Supporting children and youth with FASD also begins with understanding FASD as a brain-based disability and a medical diagnosis, which ultimately informs strategies for successful interventions.

8 MAGIC KEYS FOR SUCCESSFUL INTERVENTIONS

8 Magic Keys for student success and successful interventions include:

More information on the “8 Magic Keys” can be found on the WRaP Schools YouTube Channel, where each magic key is described in more detail in short videos https://www.youtube.com/channel/UChuAycUoRt_HkcbdXnKiV_Q. Additional information can also be found in the Supports 4 Student Success Toolkits.

STRATEGIES FOR SUPPORT

Strategies are unique to each student and while they might be effective one day, the next day the strategy may be as effective at all. Therefore, it is essential to constantly adjust and respond to the student in the present moment, and not just what worked yesterday. Much of the complexity with working alongside students with FASD is that they are consistently inconsistent. Some strategies that can be helpful include:

Looking for more strategies? Additional information can also be found in the Supports 4 Student Success Toolkits.

ONLINE RESOURCES

Access to online resources also helps to deepen our understanding of FASD and answer questions about particular vulnerabilities and strategies for support. Some online supports include:

Looking for more online resources? Additional information can also be found in the Supports 4 Student Success Toolkits.

For more detailed information on Supports 4 Students, click on the link below for access to the Supports 4 Student Success Toolkits.

Download the Supports 4 Students Toolkit

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