The Fostering Network (UK) – Seeking support for children and young people with FASD in the UK
It’s a challenge to navigate a diagnosis of FASD in the NHS – a condition that remains poorly understood. It is a challenge for professionals who work in the system, and even more complex for families and individuals themselves.
ABC (Australia) – FASD assessment delays leave vulnerable WA children missing out on vital help in detention
Some of WA’s most vulnerable children are missing out on appropriate support because of a crippling shortage of child health professionals.
EurekAlert! – First experimental study to propose a therapy to correct memory deficit caused by disorders in the fetal alcohol spectrum
Research conducted in a mouse model identifies the neurobiological mechanism responsible for alterations in the memory of young individuals exposed to alcohol during pregnancy and lactation.
Croakey Health Media (Australia) – Amid a sea of red shoes, awareness is growing about risks of drinking alcohol while pregnant and breastfeeding
Many activities during FASD Awareness Month have highlighted the progress that is being made to prevent Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder, according to Caterina Giorgi, CEO of the Foundation for Alcohol Research & Education (FARE).
ITVX (UK) – Clinic opens in Jersey to help children with Foetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder
A new clinic has opened in Jersey to help islanders who are impacted by Foetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD). FASD is a neurodevelopmental condition which is caused when a person is exposed to alcohol before birth.
Eileen Devine – The Brain First approach will change how you parent
I vividly remember a time in my life, nearly a decade ago, where there were frequent and intense waves of stress, anxiety, concern, sadness, grief, and confusion for me as a parent.
FASD Hub (UK) – Adults and Young People with FASD
Are you over 16 and have a history of pre-natal alcohol exposure? I am leading our work with Adults and Young People with FASD & want to hear from you! Take part in our survey and help our future work on topics that matter to you the most. It is open to everyone across Scotland and across the UK!
Adopt for Life – From a youth with FASD
My daughter is 8 years old and has FASD. She also has a sibling with FASD. When learning about the Adopt4Life campaign she asked to be able to have her voice included. The following are her answers about both living with FASD and a having a sibling with the same diagnoses.