Understanding FASD and Cognitive Disabilities

Examining how certain behaviours can be caused by cognitive deficits can show how misunderstood individuals with FASD can be. We often say that behaviours are a symptom of the poor fit between individuals and their environment. By learning about the effects of cognitive disabilities we can see how a lot of behaviours are misinterpreted as being willful or disobedient when they are actually a direct result of FASD.


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