FASD and Education We know many individuals with FASD face challenges in education. Our Education Advisors have developed resources to support families and professionals at all stages of education. Expand Many children and young people find educations to be challenging. Whether it is the environment, transitions, expectations or learning, we have resources to help. Our FASD Education Advisors are qualified teachers with many years experience of teaching, and also lived experience of parenting individuals with FASD. FASD Hub Resources for Caregivers Transition in Education: Top 10 tips for caregivers Starting a new school or Early Learning centre, or managing the transition between home and school can be challenging for some children and young people with FASD. This factsheet shares some top tips for a smoother transition. Educational Transitions – starting a new school or ELC A well planned transition to a new education setting can make a big difference. This factsheet contains information about the processes of transition and how you can work with your child’s school to plan a positive move. GIRFEC and Additional Support in Education Parents often ask us how they can access support in education for their children. This factsheet describes the policy and legal context for accessing additional support in education, alongside advice on how to ask for support. A parents and Carers guide to school meetings Being invited to, or asking for, a school meeting can feel daunting. This factsheet explains the different types of meeting you may be asked to attend in school, and how to make the most of them FASD Hub Resources for Education Professionals Strengths of Learners with FASD – teacher resources All individuals with FASD have strengths and with the right support can succeed. This factsheet looks at some of the common strengths that learners may have. Flexible FASD Support Strategies for Education Staff How can school staff help learners with FASD succeed? This factsheet contains bitesize tips for educators to support the needs of learners with FASD. COMING SOON, our 3 module “FASD: Insights and Strategies for Educators” course will change the way you approach educating learners with FASD. Written and delivered by our FASD Education Advisors, this course will provide an in depth knowledge of FASD, how it affects the individual in educational settings, and strategies to help every learner succeed. To be informed when the course is available, sign up to our Training Mailing List Additional Education Resources Education Scotland FASD Hub collaborated with Education Scotland to develop an online resources for all those working in education. This brief guide provides key information and signposting to other resources. Understanding FASD: What Educators Need to knowThis guide for educators has been published by the Fetal Alcohol Advisory and Support Team Scotland. Full of key information and top tips, it is a fantastic resource for educators. The Adopter’s Handbook on Education (Scotland)Written by Alison Rennie Parkinson, our colleague in Adoption UK, this guide contains advice and ideas on how early experience impact on a child’s behaviour in the classroom, choosing starting a new school and rights, special needs support and alternative provision and lots more.