FASD impacts brain development throughout childhood and adolescence not just at birth

Medical researchers at the University of Alberta recently published findings showing that brain development is delayed throughout childhood and adolescence for people born with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD). Christian Beaulieu and Carmen Rasmussen, the two primary investigators in the research study, recently published the results of their work in the peer-reviewed journal, The Journal of [...]

Support for FASD as Bill introduced into Parliament

The Federal Government has been called upon to accept FASD as a registered disability. Currently Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) is not recognised as a disability by the Australian Government. As a result, individuals living with FASD are not provided with the same level of support and care that is available to those with more [...]