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PhD Candidate: Dave Tucker PhD Title: Determinants of prenatal alcohol exposure among Aboriginal women in the Pilbara: Developing a statistically validated model of prenatal alcohol consumption for evidence based intervention development Summary The ...

Page last updated 22 May 2018

The Australian Guide to the diagnosis of FASD was published in May 2016. The e-learning modules to accompany the Guide were released mid 2016. This survey of health professionals will ascertain the effectiveness of the Australian Guide to the ...

Page last updated 22 May 2018

Neurodevelopmental disorders (NDD) are conditions that affect the brain and nervous system during the early developmental periods in utero, and during infancy and childhood. Specific disorders that fall under the NDD term include (but are not ...

Page last updated 22 May 2018

Neurodevelopmental disorders (NDDs) can include: Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) Intellectual Disability (ID) Cerebral Palsy (CP) Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) Developmental Language Disorder ...

Page last updated 22 May 2018

Currently new technologies are being developed to quickly screen children and determine the probability that they may have FASD. By using a special eye-tracking machine to accurately measure where children are looking on a computer screen while ...

Page last updated 22 May 2018

Project lead: Lead Investigator: Professor Heather Douglas T. C. Beirne School of Law, University of Queensland Investigators: Dr Janet Hammill, Professor Wayne Hall Centre for Clinical Research, University of Queensland and Ms Elizabeth Russell ...

Page last updated 22 May 2018

This project aims to determine whether low to moderate alcohol intake at various stages of pregnancy are associated with negative health and development outcomes at birth and for young children at 12-24 months of age. The project also will ...

Page last updated 18 October 2017

As part of the National Indigenous Reform Agreement, the Council of Australian Governments agreed to the enhancement of perinatal data to capture additional information in relation to antenatal care and alcohol use during pregnancy.  Since 2010, the ...

Page last updated 18 October 2017

The aim of this research is to develop, implement and evaluate an evidence-based model of prevention aimed at reducing the rates of alcohol consumption among women in the Pilbara. The research team is working with community organisation to support ...

Page last updated 15 May 2018

The project involves researchers from the Telethon Kids Institute working with Wirraka Maya Health Services and BHP to make FASD History in the Pilbara. The project aims to identify and reduce the rates of alcohol use in pregnancy and increase the ...

Page last updated 18 October 2017