The Institute for Research and Innovation in Social Services (Scotland) - Social work and fetal alcohol spectrum disorders (FASD)
Given the prevalence, severity and impact of fetal alcohol spectrum disorders (FASDs) on individuals and communities, there should be better social work knowledge and understanding of, as well as support for, these disorders
Clare Echo (Ireland) -
Ennis pair working to prevent Foetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD)
Tristan and Scott Casson-Rennie are the CEO and COO respectively of FASD Ireland, one of eight organisations to win a place on Social Entrepreneurs Ireland’s (SEI) Action Lab programme.
Africa) - Unborn babies ‘saved’ by booze ban
Prohibition reduced incidence and prevalence of FAS and could be a game-changer for the prevention of alcohol disorders in SA, say researchers
(Ireland) - Alcohol labelling is about letting consumers know the truth
The HSE estimate that around 6,000 babies are born each year in Ireland with foetal alcohol spectrum disorders (FASD) and 600 with Foetal Alcohol Syndrome — the most severe form.
Daily Mail (USA) - CDC
tells doctors to buck up their ideas as study shows just one in SIX pregnant
women who admit drinking alcohol were advised to quit
Just one in six pregnant women who admit to drinking are advised by a doctor to quit, according to a Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) study.
FARE (Australia) - Every
Moment Matters in a milestone year
At the end of 2019, FARE was offered a unique challenge: to develop and deliver a world-leading, evidence-based behaviour change program on alcohol, pregnancy and breastfeeding.
News Jani - Opening
the door to my identity: How a diagnosis of FASD shaped my life during the
This piece is by Vinnie Naistus, as reported to Rachel Hetherington at FASD Network of Saskatchewan. It has been edited with input and approval from Vinnie for structure and clarity. It was originally published on September 9, 2022.
Higher Learning - Study
Summary: CBD Repairs Brain in Fetal Alcohol Syndrome
A February 2023 study entitled "Cannabidiol Repairs Behavioral and Brain Disturbances in a Model of Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder" that was published in the journal Pharmacological Research explored "the effects of early and chronic cannabidiol (CBD) administration on offspring with fetal alcohol spectrum disorder (FASD)."
SalfordFASD (UK) - SalfordFASD
rated as the most expert group on FASD in the UK
According to Expertscape, an organisation which rates individuals or institution according to expertise in a specific biomedical subject, the SalfordFASD group (based at the University of Salford) has been rated as the group with the most expertise on FASD in the UK.
FAS-föreningen - FOKUS FAS (9 - 10 FEBRUARI)
Välkommen till två lärorika dagar om alkoholrelaterade fosterskador, FAS/FASD, och de livslånga konsekvenserna för dem som drabbas. Uppskattningsvis föds årligen 1000 barn med FASD i Sverige.
University of Salford -
FASD in the UK: Building on 20 years of progress (30 Mar 2023)
The University of Salford, in association with Greater Manchester Integrated Care Partnership and the National Organisation FASD, will be hosting a one-day conference on Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD), to celebrate the progress made in knowledge and understanding of the condition in the UK in over the past twenty years and to highlight the current priorities.
CanFASD - The Canada FASD Conference 2023 is
coming to Saskatoon, Saskatchewan November 7-9, 2023
This conference will bring people from across Canada together to share how research and evidence can inform tangible solutions to address the complexities of FASD. This year’s theme is Connect, Inspire, Innovate: From Evidence to Action.
Learning Consortium - FASD Instructional Coaching Professional Development Jan
The Government of Alberta, including the Ministry of Community and Social Services and Ministry of Education, have collaborated to develop a new approach and service delivery model for building capacity within the education system and across all Alberta school authorities, including First Nation communities and Métis Settlements.
excellence for women´s health - Co-Creating Evidence: A Digital Handbook on
Wraparound Programs Jan 31, 2023
The Digital Handbook on Wraparound Programs was produced as part of the second phase of the Co-Creating Evidence project.
Organisation for FASD - How Does Alcohol Affect the Developing Fetus? - Raja
& Neil Book Club - 25 January 2023
This session will be presented by Neil Aiton and will be based on Chapter 4 of the book.
HLS - ONLINE-AKADEMIE
„SUCHTPRÄVENTION – DIGITAL VOR ORT 2023“ - 01. Februar 2023
„Die Hessische Landesstelle für Suchtfragen e.V. (HLS) startet am 11. Januar die ONLINE-AKADEMIE „SUCHTPRÄVENTION – DIGITAL VOR ORT 2023“.
Nation /FASD PROGRAM - FASD 1oh!1 Bringing it Back to Brain - 2 Feb 2023
This will not be your ordinary, hum-drum training - you will leave feeling recharged and ready to make some real change in your life or for those that you work with and support.
The FASD Network
of Saskatchewan - FASD Sessions 2023 - 8 Mar 2023
This two-day conference will be held in Saskatoon on Wednesday, March 8, and Thursday, March 9th in Saskatoon at TCU Place (35 22nd Street East).
FASD United - FASD
United Monthly Policy Forum - January 25
The forum is a regularly-scheduled monthly virtual meeting to brief advocates and guide policy outreach. The meetings are open to all FASD advocates.
FASD Hub Scotland
- FASD: Next Steps for Caregivers
This course takes place over 2 days (Thursdays 2nd & 9th February 2023, 10am-12pm) and attendance at both sessions is required to complete the course.
FASD Hub Scotland
- FASD Podcasts & Blogs
We have a wide range of FASD blogs, many of which have been written by members of the FASD Hub team sharing their own lived experience. Grab a cuppa and read them here via the link below.
TRANSFORM - Season 2, Episode 2: Empowering People Living with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder
Host, Dr. Catherine Cerulli, a professor of Psychiatry at the University of Rochester, is joined by her guest, Christie McGee Petrenko, Ph.D., a clinical psychologist and Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) researcher. FASD represents a range of conditions associated with prenatal alcohol exposure.
BMH learning - Fetal
Alcohol Spectrum Disorders | FASD Screening
Fetal alcohol spectrum disorders (FASDs) is the term used to describe a group of conditions that can happen to a child whose mother drank alcohol during pregnancy
National FASD - Sandy
Butcher on the FASD in the UK Conference, 2023
National FASD is excited to announce that this March, we’re co-sponsoring the “FASD in the UK” conference, alongside The University of Salford, FASD Greater Manchester and NHS Greater Manchester.
Surgical-Medical Society - Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder 101 | Mary
Ogden Surgical-Medical Society's 67th Annual CME Conference. Dermatology in Primary & Specialty Medicine 2012.
Solutions - Pregnancy and Alcohol
A new MRI study revealed that consumption of alcohol even in low to moderate amounts during pregnancy can change the baby's brain structure and delay brain development.
Beginnings - Myth Busters, Part 1: Full Presentation, SAC Healthy Beginnings
This presentation will discuss multiple myths that mislead families when they are seeking information about healthy, substance-free pregnancies.
National FASD - Raja
& Neil's FASD Book Club - Session 9, Conversations About Alcohol Use In
ABOUT THIS VIDEO - Raja & Neil’s FASD Book Club – Session 9, Conversations About Alcohol Use In Pregnancy, with Anna Ferguson, filmed 23rd November 2022.
- Toolkit aims to help families of children with neurodevelopmental
Families of children with autism, cerebral palsy, and fetal alcohol spectrum disorder now have access to a free online resource called the Neurodevelopmental Disability Navigator Toolkit.
FASD Family Life
- Threats to Emotional Health: SUGAR with Dr Jerrod Brown
Welcome back to Season 4, episode 14 of the FASD Family Life Podcast. This is the only show about FASD hosted by an FASD Specialist and parent with 30 years lived experience.
- FASD Forum 22 - Three-Minute Thesis People’s Choice Award - Natalie
Caring for children with FASD: importance of understanding the whole family’s needs by Dr Natalie Phillips
Al Coates - Conversations
- Rebekah Pierre
In this episode we speak Rebekah Pierre a care experienced social worker.
PLoS One - Alcohol use during pregnancy and motherhood: Attitudes and experiences of pregnant women, mothers, and healthcare professionals
Alcohol is the most used substance by women of childbearing age. Alcohol exposed pregnancies can have serious consequences to the fetus, and the UK has one of the highest rates of drinking during pregnancy.
News Medical - What
are the effects of prenatal exposure to alcohol and marijuana on fetal
In a recent review published in Experimental Neurology, researchers presented the effects of simultaneous alcohol and cannabinoid (SAC) usage during gestation on fetal brain development.
Genes - Genetic
Influences on Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder
While further work is needed, understanding how genetic factors influence FASD will provide insight into the mechanisms contributing to alcohol teratogenicity and FASD risk and ultimately may lead to means for early detection and intervention.
of Neuroscience - Effects of Developmental Alcohol Exposure on Cortical
Our findings suggest that alcohol exposure during the last months of human gestation would stunt the development of MSI, which could underlie sensory problems seen in FASD.
Advances in Dual
Diagnosis - Hearing the voice of child welfare social workers: planning safe
care for a child with or suspected of having fetal alcohol spectrum disorders
Social workers need a clear pathway and FASD knowledge to guide their interventions and enhance their capacity to advocate for affected children.
KENTUCKY - PRENATAL ALCOHOL EXPOSURE IMPAIRS PERFORMANCE ON SPATIAL AND
TACTILE SERIAL DISCRIMINATION TASK IN JUVENILE RATS
Alcohol use disorder has many ramifications which, unfortunately, can be exacerbated by alcohol consumption during pregnancy.
Reproduction - Preconception Paternal Alcohol Exposure Decreases IVF Embryo
Survival and Pregnancy Success Rates in a Mouse Model
Our studies indicate that male alcohol use may significantly impede IVF success rates, increasing the couple's financial burden and emotional stress, and highlights the need to expand prepregnancy messaging to emphasize the reproductive dangers of alcohol use by both parents.
BMC Pregnancy and
Childbirth - Piloting a complex intervention to promote a tobacco and
alcohol-free pregnancy: the Smoke and Alcohol Free with EHealth and Rewards
(SAFER) pregnancy study
The SAFER pregnancy intervention seems appropriate for women in need of extra support for smoking cessation before and during pregnancy. Its impact on alcohol cessation could not be studied due to recruitment issues.
IN OTHER LANGUAGES
Ilustre Colegio Oficial de Médicos de Madrid (Spain) – Duranto el embarazo, ninguna cantidad de alcohol es „segura“
Plus (Poland) - Nie ma różnicy, po której stronie brzucha jest dziecko.
Pijesz w ciąży, ryzykujesz
Pojęcie „zespół FASD” dla wielu osób brzmi abstrakcyjnie. A wystarczyłoby pojechać do rodziny zastępczej na spotkanie z Piotrusiem, który przejawia niekontrolowane wybuchy złości.
- Αλκοόλ: Γιατί απαγορεύεται το αλκοόλ κατά τη διάρκεια της εγκυμοσύνης;
Δεν υπάρχει γνωστή ασφαλής ποσότητα αλκοόλ κατά τη διάρκεια της εγκυμοσύνης ή κατά την προσπάθεια να μείνετε έγκυος.