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Little is known about the challenges non-custodial youth detention centre staff face supporting young people with foetal alcohol spectrum disorder (FASD). We undertook qualitative inquiry to identify and describe the perspectives of non-custodial

Page last updated 22 November 2019

Studies in north-western Australia Aboriginal communities identified executive functioning and behavioural regulation as significant issues for children. Exposure to alcohol prenatally and adverse childhood experiences are known risk factors for

Page last updated 6 November 2019

This study aimed to explore the differences in baseline respiratory sinus arrhythmia (RSA) between children with fetal alcohol spectrum disorder (FASD) and typically developing children and to investigate whether children with FASD have the capacity

Page last updated 28 September 2018

FASD is a significant public health concern that is currently under-recognised and under-diagnosed in Australia. A new Commonwealth FASD Strategy (2018–2028) is being developed and the Australian Government has announced significant funding for the

Page last updated 5 October 2018

This study aims to establish the current knowledge, attitudes, experiences and practices regarding FASD and other neurodevelopmental impairments among youth custodial officers. Custodial officers in the only youth detention centre in WA were invited

Page last updated 25 June 2018

This study examined associations between prenatal alcohol use by both mothers (n = 1331) and their partners (n = 699) and infant cognitive developmental outcomes at 12-months. Results indicated that alcohol use during pregnancy was reported by 65.7%

Page last updated 28 September 2018

This paper provides an overview of FASD and discusses the role of caseload midwifery as part of a multi-level prevention approach. Drawing on previous research, researchers conclude that preventing FASD will be more likely if women experience a

Page last updated 16 April 2018

This updated guide includes a new section on FASD with recommendations for clinicians working with women and children, along with framework brief intervention to sensitively and appropriately ask about alcohol use. Publication details: 3rd edn. 2018

Page last updated 16 April 2018

This review aimed to examine the extent and common types of motor impairment present in persons aged over 12 years prenatally exposed to alcohol as evidence for determining the skills that should be assessed and addressed in intervention.

Page last updated 16 April 2018

This online scan sought to identify the scope and gaps in publicly available FASD prevention and health promotion resources, and assess their cultural appropriateness for use among five key groups of Indigenous Australian people including: (i)

Page last updated 16 April 2018