Everyday Thinking - Sensory Processing, Learning, and FASDs

Date: February 10, 2011

Arctic FASD RTC affiliate faculty member Diana Steffen Steer discussed typical brain development, brain differences that can be present in individuals who experience an FASD, and stepping stones to learning and everyday activities. There was also a discussion about intervention strategies that have worked and why. This presentation encouraged dialogue and discussion so that we can learn effective strategies from each other.

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Continuing Education Credit

Presentation Materials

This event was available via teleconference. Click here for a copy of the presentation handout.

Continuing Education Credit

Continuing Education (CE) credits were available through the University of Alaska Anchorage Center for Behavioral Health Research and Services (CBHRS). These CE credits are accepted by several licensing boards and for other professional purposes. Please consult with your licensing board to confirm the acceptance of these credits.

CBHRS is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. CBHRS maintains responsibility for this program and its content.  

Participants were eligible to receive two (2) continuing education (CE) credits for the completion of the workshop. The processing fee for these two credits was $25.00.

Target Audience
  • Health and allied health professionals
  • Students in health and allied health programs
  • Parents and caregivers
  • Educators
  • Professionals who may work with individuals with FASD
  • Community members interested in learning more about FASD
  • No previous knowledge of FASD is required.
Learning Objectives
  • Discuss how prenatal exposure to alcohol can affect typical brain development.
  • Describe learning and coping strategies that may help individuals affected by prenatal alcohol exposure.