The Sidney Morning
Herald (Australia) - ‘No intention’: Reynolds dumps draft proposals to cut
diagnosis-based NDIS funding
New National Disability Insurance Scheme Minister Linda Reynolds says she has “no intention of excluding Australians from the scheme” on the basis of their diagnosis, appearing to dump radical reforms drafted under the previous minister Stuart Robert.
(Canada) - Fetal alcohol spectrum disorder gets ‘meagre’ support compared to
other conditions: B.C. report
Children and teens with fetal alcohol spectrum disorder need to be included in the Ministry of Children and Family Development program that helps support youth with special needs, according to a report released Thursday (April 15) by by the Representative for Children and Youth.
BabyGaga - Fetus
Exposed To Alcohol At Higher Risk For Congenital Disorders
A new study finds that even small amounts of alcohol during pregnancy raises the risk of babies having congenital disorders.
for Children and Youth (Canada) - Excluded: Increasing Understanding,
Support and Inclusion for Children with FASD and their Families
The provincial government should take both immediate and long-term action to improve supports and services to children with fetal alcohol spectrum disorder (FASD) and their families, recommends a report released today by B.C.’s Representative for Children and Youth.
Agape of North
Carolina (USA) - WHAT HAVE I LEARNED AS THE MOM OF A SON WITH AN FASD?
We MUST meet our children where they’re at so they can explore the gifts in them. Learn their interests, support their interests, and nurture their growth.
CanFASD - Article
Summary: Self Care for Caregivers
This is a summary of the recent article Self-care in caregivers of children with FASD: How do caregivers care for themselves, and what are the benefits and obstacles for doing so? that is featured in CanFASD’s Top FASD Articles of 2020. For a complete understanding of the subject matter, read the full paper (not available open access).
Me and My FASD - Calming Cards
A set of cards with suggestions from more than 70 young people with FASD about what helps them to stay calm. Use these cards to plan strategies that will help you too.
Advice Service for Scotland - An introduction to FASD
FASD Hub Scotland's presentation on Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) - a condition commonly affecting kinship families where there is a history of addiction.
COCABerksVideo - Alcohol
Awareness Month PSA – FASD
Support Network - Ontario Funding options for people with FASD
Marian and Shannon, our local FASD Workers from Kids Inclusive, share the different funding options caregivers should explore with their FASD worker.
Resource Parent Association - MRPA First Tuesday with Barb Clark of NACAC,
Topic: Fetal Alcohol Syndrome Disorder
UMNPediatrics - "Fetal
Alcohol Spectrum Disorders in Children and Adolescents...", by Christopher
Boys, PhD, LP
Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders in Children and Adolescents: Where are We at and Where are We Going?
Partnership - FASD RESOURCES
Resources for families, community, educators, care providers, and juvenile justice around Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder.
Buzzsprout - FASD
FASD Family Life is a podcast for families by families raising children and youth with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder. The podcast host is Robbie Seale, FASD educator, advocate, and mother of four children with FASD.
Fasd Success Show
- Bonus Episode - All About Insight
I’ve never done this before, a bonus episode of the show. I didn’t plan on creating one, it just turned into one. Here, let me give you some insight.
Fasd Success Show
- The FASD Justice League: Doctors McLachlan and Flannigan
In the 1996 landmark study by Dr. Anne Streissguth, it was revealed that up to 60% of individuals with FASD will have contact with the justice system.
CanFASD - Common Messages
The purpose of
this document is to assist those writing and talking about FASD – and the
issues related to the disability – to use the same language, statistics, and framing
of topics. The intended outcome, over time, will be an improved understanding
by the reader/listener with consistent and respectful FASD messaging.
NHS Education for
Scotland - Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) e-learning resource
Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) is both the most common and the most overlooked neurodevelopmental condition in most OECD countries.
Reflections: Narratives of Professional Helping - Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders: One Minute to Midnight
This reflection focuses on my experiences as a social worker working with individuals with fetal alcohol spectrum disorders (FASDs) and their families for almost 40 years.
ResearchGate - Fetal
Alcohol Spectrum Disorder and Cognitive Function in Children: A Meta-Analysis
and Computational Model
This meta-analysis examines 46 studies comparing 2,307 participants across a range of functional statuses.
Cognitive Neuroscience - Functional connectivity of the attention networks
is altered and relates to neuropsychological outcomes in children with prenatal
Increased intra-network together with reduced internetwork FC suggests inefficient network specialization and impaired long-range FC among attention network regions after PAE.
University - Effects of Alcohol on the Skeletal Development of the Chicken
Fetal alcohol syndrome (FAS), which is specifically characterized by growth and mental retardation, craniofacial malformations, and heart and neural defects, is caused by exposure to alcohol during embryonic or fetal development.
SKILTIS - Alcohol abuse in pregnancy: maternal characteristics, physical and
health indices of their newborns (according to Lithuanian medical data of
Alcohol abuse complicated the course and outcomes of pregnancy: women who consumed it have had increased morbidity, miscarriages, or stillbirths, and their newborns were 4 times more often premature
and had lower
average indices of physical status than the general population.
The University of
New Mexico - Moderate Prenatal Alcohol Exposure Increases Toll-Like
Receptors Activity Detectable in Umbilical Cord Blood at Birth
These results support that even moderate PAE may alter the developing immune system, with alterations in cytokine expression that have the potential to impact lifelong immunological reactions.
Radio ESKA (Poland) - Dzieci z FAS/FASD z szansą na terapię. MCPS kontynuuje pilotażwy programm
Mazowieckie Centrum Polityki Społecznej zdecydowało się kontynuować pilotażowy projekt specjalnego poradnictwa dla rodzin z dziećmi z FAS/FASD.
ARA (Spain) - Formació
als cossos policials de Catalunya sobre la SAF
Afasaf-Fasd, l’associació de famílies afectades per SAF/TEAF (síndrome alcohòlica fetal o trastorn de l’espectre alcohòlic fetal), ha iniciat un programa de col·laboració amb els Mossos d’Esquadra –obert a la resta de cossos policials de Catalunya– per a la difusió i formació dels agents sobre els trets de comportament dels afectats per aquests trastorns.
(France) - Le syndrome d'alcoolisation fœtale et les troubles causés par
Le SAF est dû à la seule consommation d'alcool par la mère pendant la grossesse. Il touche tous les groupes socio-économiques, toutes les ethnies et donc tous les pays à travers le globe.
& Psychiater (Germany) - Herausforderung FASD-Diagnostik im
Obwohl fetale Alkoholspektrumstörungen die gesamte Lebensspanne über bestehen, sind störungsspezifische Angebote zur Diagnostik und Therapie bei Erwachsenen rar.
Canal 21 (Spain)
- Els Mossos es formen per detectar la síndrome alcohòlica fetal
La síndrome alcohòlica fetal (SAF) és una afectació que provoca anomalies físiques, mentals, conductuals i cognitives a persones que han estat exposades a l’alcohol durant la gestació de l’embaràs.