Educational Care for Children Affected by Prenatal Alcohol Exposure
Presenter: Molly N. Millians, D.Ed, Clinical Education Specialist, Emory University Neurodevelopmental Exposure Clinic
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This webinar covers the effects from prenatal alcohol exposure on neurodevelopment as well as social and environmental factors that would impact learning and school functioning. The presentation examines the effects from prenatal exposure to alcohol as a risk factor and reviews ways to address the potential negative impact on learning. Discussion will include how to incorporate diagnostic and observational information to determine types of effective interventions to address learning challenges experienced by many children affected by prenatal alcohol exposure. Lastly, the webinar will discuss effective, evidence-based interventions developed for children affected by prenatal alcohol exposure as well as for other disabilities to support school success.
About the Presenter
Molly N. Millians, D.Ed., is the clinical educational specialist with the Emory Neurodevelopmental Exposure Clinic, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Emory University School of Medicine. She is a licensed special education teacher who has over 18 years of experience working with children with neurodevelopmental disabilities associated with the effects from prenatal exposures. She runs the Saturday Cognitive Habilitation Program at the Emory Neurodevelopmental Exposure Clinic that provides direct interventions to improve learning in children affected by prenatal exposures.