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Foetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder [FASD]
- The aim of the training is to understand how children and young people are affected, how they may present within the school context and the strategies and approaches to support them
Foetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders [FASD] are lifelong conditions that impact significantly on affected children and young people and those around them. Exposure to alcohol prenatally can interfere with development and cause damage to the brain and nervous system. Specific difficulties impact on progress in school, including: learning, memory, organisation, motor control, sensory processing, language, social communication and, emotional regulation and behaviour. The aim of the training is to understand how children and young people are affected, how they may present within the school context and the strategies and approaches to support them.
- Venue & Travel Information
Jo Lyons (Educational Psychology Service, Rochdale BC)
Hopwood Hall College
Free parking is available onsite - just press the buzzer at the barrier and say you're here for a REAL Trust event.
How to get here
By Road: The Rochdale campus is 2.6 miles from junction 20 off the M62. Follow the signs for Rochdale town centre
By Rail: Rochdale train station is a ten minute walk from the Rochdale Campus through the town centre. It is also a Metrolink station, Manchester’s light railway system, which links Rochdale with Oldham, Bury and Manchester City Centre.
By Bus: The Rochdale bus station is approximately 5 minutes’ walk from the Rochdale campus. There are frequent bus services throughout the borough which terminate in Rochdale.