NOFASARD congratulates  Anne Russell from the Russell Family Fetal Alcohol Disorders Association for being chosen as one of four finalists for Queensland in the Australian of the Year Awards 2011.

Anne has worked tirelessly and bravely to raise awareness about Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders in Australia and her success as a finalist is well deserved. She is the author of three books, ‘Alcohol & Pregnancy a Mother’s Responsible Disturbance’, ‘Alcohol & Pregnancy -No Blame No Shame’ and ‘Strategies for Employment Service Professionals – and Parents and Carers’ (with a focus on Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder)

For more information go to: http://www.nofasard.org.au/fasd-in-australia/publications-videos.html .