Livingstone Contributor (7 December 2019) Group targets beer stores near Native American reservation. LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) – ‘A faith ministry in Nebraska has started a fundraising campaign to buy out four stores that sell millions of cans of beer each year in a tiny village next to a South Dakota Indian reservation plagued by alcoholism’. […]
Category: FASD News
RESEARCH INTO THE EXPERIENCES OF MOTHERS WITH CHILDREN WITH FASD
Are you the mother of a child with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder? Researchers at Murdoch University would like to talk to you about your early experiences and the role that health professionals and family (and friends) played in influencing your decisions about drinking alcohol during pregnancy. The purpose of this study is to try and understand who it is that women go to for support and what advice is helpful. Please click on this link for further information.
(9 December 2019) MCRI researchers contribute to Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder inquiry. Interview with Prof. Jane Halliday. Mirage News
Isabel Bird (24 October 2019) Senate inquiry into Foetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder hoped to instigate change. The Advocate, Tasmania
The Elephant in the Womb: FSANZ Calls for Submissions on Proposed Mandatory Pregnancy Warning Labels on Alcoholic Beverages. (15 October 2019) Lexology.
Chloe Reichel (11 October 2019) ‘Causes’ vs. ‘contributes to’: Strong causal language on product warning labels more effective. Journalist’s Resource.
Sophie Rishworth (27 September 2019) FASD ‘one of the great crises of our time’ Gisborne Herald NZ
Yukon Government (9 September 2019) Yukon Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder Action Plan released today. Link to plan here…
Public Health Agency of Canada (29 August 2019) ‘Government of Canada announces funding to help create awareness around Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder’. Project will help reduce stigma associated with FASD in Quebec.
BROCHURE NOW AVAILABLE
November 16-18 2016
The Coast Plaza Hotel and Suites
The term Developmental Disabilities (DD) refers to individuals with intellectual disabilities, autism spectrum, fetal alcohol spectrum and related genetic syndromes such as down and fragile X syndrome. Children, youth and adults with DD are vulnerable to high rates of general health and mental health concerns. This interactive 2016 conference will focus on practical strategies to optimize their potential. Our goal is to help clinicians and caregivers learn effective ways to work with individuals with DD, and their families, to improve their quality of life experience
CALL FOR ABSTRACTS/ADVANCE NOTICE
When: March 1-4, 2017
The Westin Bayshore, Vancouver, BC
Advance Notice/Call for Abstracts: http://interprofessional.ubc.ca/FASD2017/AdvanceNotice.pdf
Please email: firstname.lastname@example.org for more information and to be put on the enquiry list
FARE Australian FASD Action Plan
The Foundation for Alcohol Research and Education has prepared an Australian FASD Action Plan in collaboration with relevant FASD organisations including the rffada. It is hoped that the Plan will form one of the recommendations of the House Standing Committee on Social Welfare and Legal Affairs Inquiry into FASD.
The latest news related to the tabling of the Australian FASD Action Plan at Parliament House on the 12th September 2012