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Fetal Alcohol Syndrome

Fetal Alcohol Syndrome

 

Fetal alcohol spectrum disorders- NOFASD -open

Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) is an inclusive and generic term used to describe a continuum of adverse fetal outcomes. It is widely recognized as the most common preventable cause of birth defects and brain damage in children. It is claimed that prevalence rates are largely unknown and probably under ascertained.

FASD is not a clinical diagnosis in itself but represents a range of diagnoses that fall within the spectrum - Fetal Alcohol Syndrome, partial Fetal Alcohol Syndrome and Neurodevelopmental Disorders.

Children affected by alcohol exposure before birth may be found amongst those diagnosed with ADD/ADHD, Austism Spectrum Disorder or Asperger Disorder.

http://www.nofasard.org.au/

 

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Fetal Alcohol Syndrome 70 Report NT

FASD- A video produced for Apunipima

Cape York Health Council and

Queensland Health on the affects

of Alcohol on an unborn baby.

Fetal alcohol syndrome 'as devastating

as HIV'  News on ABC

Elizabeth Russell - Local Hero

Work with Fetal Alcohol Syndrome

Cairns

IHHP Tennant Creek-

Alcohol It effects your babies

Strong Baby Strong Life

The Story of Iyal (American)