Student Services

Towards Inclusion

Tapping Hidden Strengths -- Planning for Students who are Alcohol-Affected

This is a planning resource intended to provide a support for student service administrators, principals, classroom teachers, resource teachers, school counsellors, clinicians, and other community professionals who will help in assisting schools in developing approaches for students who are alcohol-affected.

This resource will address the spectrum of students who are alcohol-affected, including those diagnosed with Fetal Alcohol Syndrome (FAS), partial Fetal Alcohol Syndrome (pFAS), Alcohol-Related Neurodevelopmental Disorder (ARND), and Alcohol-Related Birth Defects (ARBD)

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Tapping Hidden Strengths

Complete Document (2.4 MB)

Acknowledgements and Contents (56 KB)
Introduction - Basic Principles and Framework (89 KB)
Continuum of Supports and Services (249 KB)
Creating a Positive School Climate (443 KB)
Learning Strategies, Supports, and Interventions (566 KB)
Classroom Behavioural Strategies and Interventions (1.51 MB)
Planning for Individual Behaviour (136 KB)
Working Together - Family and Community Involvement in the School (194 KB)
Transitions (163 KB)
Planning for Tomorrow (232 KB)
Appendix A: Bibiliography and Suggested Resources (42 KB)
Appendix B: Manitoba Resources for Students who are Alcohol-Affected (32 KB)
Appendix C: Glossary (26 KB)

For further information regarding Towards Inclusion: Tapping Hidden Strengths -- Planning for Students Who are Alcohol-Affected, please contact:

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