Category: News

EUFASD News 3 Sep 2023

CanFASD – September 9th is International FASD DayFirst celebrated in 1999, FASD day is devoted to raising awareness of fetal alcohol spectrum disorder (FASD) to improve prevention of FASD and diagnosis and support for individuals with FASD. National FASD (UK) – Happy FASD Awareness Month!Today is an exciting day! The 1st September marks the beginning of FASD […]

EUFASD News 14 August 2023

NIAAA – In Memoriam: Ann StreissguthThe NIAAA community mourns the passing of Ann P. Streissguth, Ph.D., who died on August 1, 2023. An internationally renowned expert on fetal alcohol spectrum disorders (FASD), Dr. Streissguth and colleagues published the first study identifying “fetal alcohol syndrome” in the United States and its link to maternal alcohol consumption during […]

EUFASD News 30 Jul 2023

Contemporary OB/GYN – Study shows the impact of adversity on sleep problems in fetal alcohol spectrum disorderRecent research demonstrated the critical role of exposure to postnatal adversity in contributing to sleep disturbances among children with fetal alcohol spectrum disorder (FASD). the Hope Standard (Canada) – Lack of funding to sink B.C.’s only FASD clinic in VernonThe only […]

EUFASD News 16 July 2023

Global News (Canada) – New sensory room for adults with FASD & Ronald McDonald House Golf Tournament Scoop NZ (New Zealand) – FASD-CAN Response To ERO Report: Vulnerable Learners Failed By Alternative EducationWe are responding to the various television, press and radio coverage on 27 June of the release of the Education Review Office (ERO) report on […]

EUFASD News 26 June 2023 (New Zealand) – Hui marks ‘groundbreaking day’ for people with fetal alcohol spectrum disorderNot many people understand how Eriapa Dalbeth’s brain works. The 17-year-old said too much information makes him overwhelmed, his memory fails him and sometimes he can’t pay attention. Australian Government Department of Health and Aged Care (Australia) – National Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) […]

EUFASD News 5 June 2023

CBC (Canada) – Her son’s disorder has been part of her world for years. Now this mom’s focus is helping others. Tanya Walsh’s job at the Vitalité Health Network connects her with families navigating life with FASD Express & Star (UK) – Wolverhampton campaigner takes fight to Parliament over ‘hidden disability’ FASD. A Wolverhampton disability campaigner says […]

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,” […]

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 […]