DW (South Africa) – World in Progress: Fetal Alcohol Syndrome affects millions of kids in South AfricaWhen pregnant women drink alcohol, the impact on their babies’ health can be severe. In South Africa, more than ten percent of kids suffer from Fetal Alcohol symptome – the highest figure worldwide.https://www.dw.com/en/world-in-progress-fetal-alcohol-syndrome-affects-millions-of-kids-in-south-africa/av-60239593 Irish Examiner (Ireland) – Foetal alcohol syndrome survey […]
In this area of the site your will find a range of resources, research, brochures and links on Fetal Alcohol Syndrome Disorder from Australia and around the world.
The Indigenous HealthInfoNet has a large list of resources which can be found at HealthInfoNet.
EUFASD 2022–Call for Abstracts is Open! The sixth European Conference on FASD will take place on September 12 to 14, 2022, with a pre-conference training day on 11 September. We hope to hold the conference in-person in Arendal, Norway, but if that is not possible, the conference will take place online, so reserve the dates. […]
Emergency Live – Fetal Alcohol Syndrome: What It Is, What Consequences It Has On The ChildFetal alcohol syndrome is a condition in a child that results from alcohol exposure during the mother’s pregnancy.https://www.emergency-live.com/health-and-safety/fetal-alcohol-syndrome-what-it-is-what-consequences-it-has-on-the-child/ Medscape – Survey Shows More Women Drinking During PregnancyMore pregnant Americans indulged ― and overindulged ―- in alcohol from 2018 to 2020 than in […]
Great news! The sixth European Conference on FASD will take place on September 12 to 14, 2022, with a pre-conference training day on 11 September. We hope to hold the conference in-person in Arendal, Norway, but if that is not possible, the conference will take place online. So reserve the dates! The abstract submission system […]
Australian Government (Australia) – $37.2 million for Foetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder support and awarenessThe Australian Government is investing more than $37 million for Foetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) diagnostic services to increase access and reduce waiting times, as well as launching a new National Awareness Campaign for Pregnancy and Breastfeeding Women.https://www.health.gov.au/ministers/the-hon-greg-hunt-mp/media/372-million-for-foetal-alcohol-spectrum-disorder-support-and-awareness Todayville (Canada) – Red Deer RCMP […]
CTV News Edmonton (Canada) – Alberta to spend $5M on supports for students with FASDThe Alberta government will be allocating $5 million over five years to educators to get the tools and skills needed to assist students with fetal alcohol spectrum disorder (FASD).https://edmonton.ctvnews.ca/alberta-to-spend-5m-on-supports-for-students-with-fasd-1.5656914 Daily Record (UK) – Charity launches in Ayrshire for children exposed to alcohol in […]
Stuff (New Zealand) – Teenagers left homeless without support for fetal alcohol spectrum disorder One teen ends up sleeping under a bridge. Another is passed between temporary care homes. Carers and social workers agree: “There is nothing for these children.” Josephine Franks reports. Yorkshire Post (UK) – Foetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder: Family of Yorkshire boy with disorder […]
BBC (UK) – Better diagnosis of FASD in children needed, adoptive mum says An adoptive mother is calling for the NHS to improve its diagnosis for children exposed to alcohol in the womb, so their families can be helped. Boston 25 News (USA) – Pandemic-induced drinking raises concerns over harm to unborn children The pandemic has created […]
The Canberra Times (Australia) – Breaking down stigma of fetal alcohol spectrum disorder How much do you know about fetal alcohol spectrum disorder (FASD)? Even if you’re an Australian health professional, your answer could be “not much”. NOFASD Australia – A FATHER’S STORY – MY SON HAS FASD My son, who I will refer to throughout this […]
Kitchissipi Times (Canada) – ABLE2 on upcoming FASD Awareness Walk, pandemic fundraisingABLE2, the ‘small but powerful’ charitable organization that supports people across the disability spectrum, is preparing for this year’s Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) Awareness Walk.https://kitchissippi.com/2021/08/04/able2-on-upcoming-fasd-awareness-walk-pandemic-fundraising/Griffith News (Australia) Funding boost for Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder diagnosis and careThe diagnosis and treatment of children with Fetal […]