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How can FASD be Identified?

It is not necessary for a diagnosis to be made before certain strategies, interventions and accommodations can be put into place.  If it is believed by the family that the child has FASD implementing FASD-friendly accommodations will not hurt a child who doesnt have FASD but will make a difference to a child who does.  […]

FASD and Criminal Justice

A recent court case [September 2016] in Western Australia highlights the problem associated with diagnosing FASD.  The judgement is clear!  Those responsible for the care and support of people, must identify, diagnose and syupport those people with FASD.  FASD_Court_Case_in_WA.pdf260.14 KB …………………………………………………………………………………………………….. Contact with the criminal justice system is a common secondary disability of FASD.  It […]

Presentations

These presentations may be useful to gain additional information not only about FASD but also the personal impact on families. 

These presentations were delivered at various conferences since 2000.

FASD and Education

For children with FASD to be educated appropriately certain things must be addressed.  The environment and method of teaching are both crucial.  If changes in these areas can be combined with teachers understanding the various characteristics of FASD such as concrete thinking and not being able to generalise information, secondary disabilities could be avoided. Download […]

Sarah’s article

Ok here is some text by Sarah this is incredibly amazing… Here is my heading isn’t it cool.   OK so here is my doc link. Download the best resource ever    

RFFADA Services

Training Our FASD Training is conducted in partnership with an Australia-wide Registered Training Organisation, Enterprise Management Group trading as Training Connections Australia (TCA). The training developed by the rffada and delivered by TCA was the first publicly available training delivered in Australia by professional and qualified trainers. This training can be customised and contextualised to […]

Policies

Patron Policy398.66 KB Financial Policy364.26 KB Governance Policy406.56 KB Intellectual Property Policy351.66 KB Terminology when discussing FASD353.99 KB Privacy_Policy.pdf367.06 KB Advertising_Policy.pdf269.82 KB Aproval_Policy.pdf273.5 KB

AGM

2008 – 2009 2008 – 2009 Annual Report408.81 KB 2009 – 2010 Board Charter396.88 KB Financial Records70.39 KB Assets and Liabilities63.39 KB Maintenance of Financial Records31.58 KB Minutes of the meeting 2009 – 2010384.5 KB 2010 – 2011 2010 – 2011 Annual Report386.95 KB 2011 – 2012 2011 – 2012 Annual Report546.07 KB 2012 – […]

Partners

The rffada thanks the outstanding contribution of the following organisations to FASD in Australia.  Women’s Christian Temperance Union   COLLABORATION FOR ALCOHOL RELATED DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES    HEALTHDIRECT AUSTRALIA Healthdirect Australia was established by the Council of Australian Governments with the purpose of providing all Australians with access to trusted professional health information without time or […]