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Fantastic Antone Grows Up: Adolescents and Adults with Fetal Alcohol Syndrome
Fantastic Antone Grows Up is a field guide to life with an adolescent or young adult with fetal alcohol syndrome/effects. Under the best of circumstances, adolescence is a trying time for young people and their families. The budding adult seeks independence and autonomy while the resistant child within longs for protection and structure; questions about sexuality and wor ...more
Paperback, 425 pages
Published January 1st 2000 by University of Alaska Press
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Here is what I needed: a compendium of articles by young adults living with FAS/E and their parents, therapists, doctors, and caregivers. The book has three stated intentions: to provide examples of people living "successful" lives with FAS/E (and explanations of what that success means); to describe "strategies that work"; and to look at FAS/E from a community or holistic point of view. As a result, it errs a bit in the direction of optimism. It does not set out to cover the horror stories and ...more
This book had exactly what I was looking for in creating information for other educators about adolescents with an FASD. It also included chapters from practicing counselors about what kinds of therapy work for people with and FASD.
This is for everyone to read..there are many stories within stories that can be 'applied' to all of our lives. Alcohol seems to touch us all..good, bad or indifferent!! In the Yukon Territory this book was in every library and college. I have recommended it many times in the past few years.