8 Magic Keys to Successful FASD Interventions: REPETITION & CONSISTENCY

Repetition – Individuals with FASD have chronic short-term memory problems; they forget things they want to remember as well as information that has been learned and retained for a period of time. In order for something to make it to longterm memory, it may simply need to be re -taught and re-taught.

Consistency – Because of the difficulty individuals with FASD experience trying to generalize learning from one situation to another, they do best in an environment with few changes. This includes language. For example, teachers and parents can coordinate with each other to use the same words for key phrases and oral directions.

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