Category: Resources

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 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,” […]

EUFASD News 13 March 2023

Australian Government Department of Health (Australia) – ‘Strong Born’ a new campaign supporting Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities to yarn about FASDOn February 22, the National Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisation (NACCHO) supported by the Foundation for Alcohol Research and Education (FARE), will launch the Strong Born campaign aimed at raising awareness of the risks […]

EUFASD News 20 Feb 2023

Squamish Chief (Canada) – FASD respite funding will help B.C. families in need of reliefFamilies with children experiencing the effects of Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) can now apply for grant funding to help with respite or relief needs. Midlothian View (UK) – Adoption UK calls for faster FASD diagnoosisAdoption UK says the current NHS crisis could […]

EUFASD News 6 February 2023

The Courier (Scotland) – Fife mum on raising awareness of FASD – the ‘hidden’ condition more common than autism and ADHDAs a new report says Scotland needs a long-term plan for helping health professionals identify foetal alcohol spectrum disorder (FASD), Michael Alexander speaks to a Fife mother who has first-hand experience of the “carnage” it can […]

EUFASD News 23 Jan 2023

The Institute for Research and Innovation in Social Services (Scotland) – Social work and fetal alcohol spectrum disorders (FASD). Given the prevalence, severity and impact of fetal alcohol spectrum disorders (FASDs) on individuals and communities, there should be better social work knowledge and understanding of, as well as support for, these disorders Clare Echo (Ireland) – Ennis […]

EU FASD News 8 Jan 2023

University of Helsinki (Finland) – Early prenatal alcohol exposure affects genes involved in embryonic development. Alcohol exposure in early pregnancy can change gene function during the tightly regulated embryonic development, and consequently cause developmental disorders – especially neurodevelopmental disorders. CBC (Canada) – Walking together. It was also around that time she was diagnosed with fetal alcohol spectrum […]

EUFASD News 27 November 2022

Insider – Less than 1 alcoholic drink a week in pregnancy is enough to change the fetal brain, study suggestsHaving less than one alcoholic drink a week during pregnancy is enough to change the fetal brain in ways that can lead to problems once a child is born, like language deficits, new research suggests. Love What […]

EUFASD News 7 Nov 2022

National Indigenous Times (Australia) – The Roebourne foetal alcohol disorder sufferer turning disability into opportunity for local mob. For 43-year-old Ieramagadu (Roebourne) woman Rachel Samson, her diagnosis of foetal alcohol spectrum disorder opened the door to work and putting smiles on the faces of mob in the Pilbara. Vitalité Health Network (Canada) – New Brunswick Fetal Alcohol […]

EUFASD News 24 Oct 2022

CBC (Canada) – Mi’kmaw elder wants more funding for fetal alcohol syndrome treatment in First NationsA service model that supports youth with fetal alcohol spectrum disorder is making a positive difference in First Nations communities, but more resources are needed to make access to it more equitable, says a Mi’kmaw elder. Independent Australia (Australia) – Children with […]