Also see our FASD resources (brochures, reports etc.) This page: Training Links Australian Websites Australian Support Groups General Information Training https://rffada.org/training/ Download the brochures of the training available in Australia Australian Websites www.nofasard.org.au the peak body for FASD in Australia www.elizabethrussell.com.au the website of Elizabeth Russell – Elizabeth’s books can be purchased form this site www.rffada.org […]
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. […]
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 […]
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.
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 […]
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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 – […]
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 […]
The rffada is a member of the following organisations.
Collaboration for Alcohol Related Developmental Disorders (CARDD) (Formerly FASD Research Network) University of Queensland Centre for Clinical Research
The Queensland Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD) Scientific Research Group resulted from a discussion Dr Janet Hammill had with Professor Wendy Hoy in late 2009.