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PhD Candidate: Bree Wagner PhD Title: The Alert Program® Study: development and evaluation of an intervention to improve the self-regulation and executive functioning skills of Australian Aboriginal primary school children with a focus on fetal ...

Page last updated 22 May 2018

PhD Candidate: Tess Fletcher PhD Title: Using participatory design to create impactful health promotion messages regarding alcohol use in pregnancy Summary The overarching aim of this proposed research is to explore the limitations of existing ...

Page last updated 22 May 2018

Children with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) experience complex cognitive and behavioural difficulties that have significant and long-lasting impacts on social, family, and school functioning. While educational contexts represent a key ...

Page last updated 22 May 2018

This project aimed to translate previous research into educational resources for justice professionals. The project built upon work which identified what justice professionals knew about FASD, how this impacted on their work, what information they ...

Page last updated 15 May 2018

Aboriginal leaders in Fitzroy Valley (Kimberley, Western Australia) identified prevention, diagnosis and management of Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD) as a community priority and invited researchers from The University of Sydney to initiate ...

Page last updated 15 May 2018

The aim of this project was to: assess justice professionals' awareness and knowledge of FASD assess the perceived impact of FASD on their practice identify justice professionals' information needs Project lead: Telethon Kids Institute Contact:  ...

Page last updated 15 May 2018

This study aimed to find out what FASD information and resources were available to parents and carers, were these useful, and what were the parents’ and carers’ specific needs with respect to information and resources to support them raising a child ...

Page last updated 15 May 2018

Awareness and knowledge about the risks of prenatal alcohol exposure can assist women to make informed choices about their alcohol use during pregnancy. Alcohol use in pregnancy is a sensitive issue. Formative research is necessary to develop and ...

Page last updated 18 October 2017

This project evaluated the current diagnostic capacity for FASD in child development services in Western Australia. Researchers measured referral patterns to child development services and current clinical practice, knowledge and attitudes of all ...

Page last updated 15 May 2018

This qualitative study of 61 Aboriginal women from Perth, the Goldfields and Fitzroy Crossing in Western Australia, showed that although some participants had not heard of Fetal alcohol spectrum disorder, they attributed some adverse birth outcomes ...

Page last updated 18 October 2017