Crowd funding program to create a professional education campaign – https://www.indiegogo.com/projects/video-preventing-fetal-alcohol-spectrum-disorder/x/14316407#/ FASD can be caused when any amount of alcohol is consumed at any time during pregnancy. This is not something that even now is well known by the public. In Australia FASD is not well identified, diagnosed or treated. Children will have behaviour problems, […]
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International Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder Awareness Day – 9th September 2012
Every year on September 9th, International FASD Awareness Day is observed. Proclamations are issued in countries, states, provinces, and towns all around the world. Bells are rung at 9:09 a.m. in every time zone from New Zealand to Alaska. People all around the world gather for events to raise awareness about the dangers of drinking during pregnancy and the plight of individuals and families who struggle with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD).
March 2012 Newsletter from Russell Family Fetal Alcohol Disorders Association
Good morning Well the good news is that we have reached and exceeded the 1000 supporters mark. In fact we have 1024. This is amazing and is a credit to those people who are coming forward because they realise how FASD and alcohol and pregnancy impact on the jobs they do. Other news is that […]
Late January Newsletter
Good morning – I trust everyone is well – there has been a lot happening in the world of FASD over the last few weeks. Especially interesting is that the House Standing Committee Inquiry will be in Cairns on the 31st January – details below. I thought I would share with you my favourite quote: […]
Poll Results—should FASD be recognised as a disability
The previous poll on our home page asked: 98% of the votes said “Yes”, that FASD should be recognised.
Below is the rffada’s first newsletter for the year. It is a very short one. I would like to draw your attention to the event in Cairns associated with the House Standing Committee Inquiry. As they move around Australia I will provide an itinerary for those who wish to attend. Rffada News Don’t forget we […]
2007 FASD Media Campaign
This document (2MB PDF) contains a package of some of the news items from the 2007 campaign for Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder and alcohol and pregnancy which was a national media campaign run jointly with the rffada.
Commonwealth Bank Support
Thanks to the Commonwealth Bank for their helpful, courteous and compassionate support for the rffada over the last 12 months as part of the Local Heroes Campaign and the Australian of the Year Awards. We encourage people all over Australia to nominate someone in their local or wider community for one of the awards in […]
I am sure you have all received Christmas greetings up to the eyeballs but I feel that I need to thank you all for being part of the rffada. We currently have on our database an amazing number of people and organisations (622 in fact). We thank you for your support. The rffada will continue […]