The Russell Family Fetal Alcohol Disorders Association (rffada) is a national not-for-profit health promotion charity dedicated to prevention and ensuring that individuals living with FASD or at risk of fetal alcohol exposure have access to diagnostic services, post diagnostic multidisciplinary management planning and parent peer support.

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rffada VIDEO ‘The Gold Evidence: Parents Supporting Parents’

This video was co-funded with contribution from the Australian Commonwealth Department of Health.

rffada VIDEO: FASD Prevention

RFFADA produced the first prevention video for mainstream Australians. Thanks to the Alaska Mental Health Trust for letting us use their format.

EUFASD News 30 Apr 2023

Family Law Week (UK) – FASD: The neurodevelopmental disorder frequently overlooked within Family Law. Dr Cassie Jackson is Chartered Clinical Psychologist based in Norwich at the Psychology Clinic of East Anglia (PCEA) and is due to begin a part-time role working with the Surrey FASD clinic alongside Dr Raja Mukherjee and colleagues. CCX Media (USA) – NEWSMAKERS: […]

EUFASD News 9 April 2023

FASD Me (UK) – UK FASD Manifesto. People with FASD here in the UK have created a manifesto that says how they would like doctors, teachers, parents and others to better support people with FASD. The Clare Champion (Ireland) – Ireland’s first FASD hub launched in Ennis. IRELAND’S first national hub to support individuals, families and carers […]

EU FASD News 27 Mar 2023

Neuroscience News – Prenatal Alcohol Exposure Linked to Gender-Specific AdversitiesA new study identified sex-specific differences in neurodevelopment and health-related disorders in children who were exposed to alcohol while in the womb. Death Penalty Information Center – New Podcast: Protecting Especially Vulnerable Defendants from the Death Penalty — A Discussion with Karen SteeleIn the latest episode of “Discussions with DPIC,” […]