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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

Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders and Training Program for Placement Support Workers in Tasmania: A Pilot Project This project recognises the need to acknowledge and support those living with FASD and the overrepresentation of these individuals in ...

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

This project was designed to improve the capacity of midwives working in antenatal settings to use the pregnancy specific Audit-C alcohol risk screening tool (assessing risk of harm from alcohol use) with pregnant women, and provide guidance (a ...

Page last updated 18 October 2017

This project will look at what doctors and nurses tell new mothers about drinking alcohol while they are breastfeeding so that they can provide supportive messages which allow a mother to drink and still safely breastfeed. Despite wanting to ...

Page last updated 18 October 2017

This study aims to determine the effectiveness of a practice change intervention in increasing the provision of best practice care for alcohol consumption during pregnancy. Project lead: University of Newcastle, University of Sydney Project dates: ...

Page last updated 18 October 2017