We are calling to recognise FASD as a disability under the QLD Education Adjustment Program (EAP) to give these kids the support they need. The lack of recognition of FASD as a disability is profoundly limiting the educational engagement of this vulnerable population. https://www.change.org/p/hon-grace-grace-mp-qld-minister-for-education-recognition-of-fasd-as-a-disability-in-the-qld-education-system?recruiter=1180859561&recruited_by_id=bcade0a0-6d82-11eb-bf57-13a51962c2b5
CBC (Canada) – How My Teen With A Disability Is Teaching Me About DignityDignity is defined as the state or quality of being worthy of honour or respect. It comes from the Latin dignitas, meaning worthy. News Medical – New research examines how alcohol exposure impacts aspects of neuroplasticityIt is now well accepted that the birth and […]
FASD CAN Inc. (15 Dec 2020) Funding Boost A First For The Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder Community. Scoop NZ.
Telford Vice (14 dec 2020) Our country’s alcohol problem goes way, way back, but Covid has shown how bad it really is. Daily Maverick. South Africa.
Bre McAdam (12 Dec 2020) People who went through Saskatoon’s mental health court reoffended less: study. Saskatoon StarPhoenix.
(1 Dec 2020) Taking action on FASD rates among Maori Clinical neuropsychologist Sarah Goldsbury (Ngati Porou me Te Aitanga-a-Hauiti) has received a Clinical Research Training Fellowship worth $260,000 from the Health Research Council (HRC) to carry out research on Maori whanau experiences of neuropsychological assessment for FASD. Gisbourne Herald, NZ
Scoop Media NZ (16 Nov 2020) Stuff Circuit’s Special Project ‘Emma’ Has Landed. ‘Emma’ is available to view at stuff.co.nz/emma.
Penny Frazier, Cody Murrell Murrel, Dorothy Badry, Megan Mierau (Editor), Theresa Tucker-Wright (Editor), Erin Leveque (Eds) (16 Nov 2020) YOUTH IN CARE CHRONICLES: Reflections on Growing Up in the Child Welfare System. Independently Published The authors, for me, quietly honour the youth who still struggle, while still celebrating those that overcome tremendous odds and are able to control the pain rather than […]
Karin Heimdahl Vepsä (2020) Is it FASD? And does it matter? Swedish perspectives on diagnosing fetal alcohol spectrum disorders, Drugs: Education, Prevention and Policy, DOI: 10.1080/09687637.2020.1841117
National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (17 Nov 20200 NIAAA celebrates 50 years of advancing alcohol. To commemorate five decades of biomedical discovery in the alcohol and health field, NIAAA will host a virtual scientific symposium,“Alcohol Across the Lifespan: 50 Years of Evidence-Based Diagnosis, Prevention, and Treatment Research”on 30 November and 1 December The […]