Tag: Fetal alcohol spectrum disorder

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Raising awareness of Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD)

FASD is a brain injury too. Our 2nd Annual National Acquired Brain Injury conference in Sydney featured on interactive panel discussion on the developments and implications for Australia of FASD. The discussion featured Vicki Russell, CEO, National Organisation for Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders, Prof Heather Douglas from TC Beirne School of Law at the University…

17 Dec 2014, by Informa Insights

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Close-up: Sue Mier AM

Sue is a long term foster carer of a now adult daughter who has partial fetal alcohol syndrome.(pFAS). She is a founding member and current Chair of the National Organisation for Foetal Alcohol Syndrome and Related Disorders (NOFASARD) Sue has lobbied extensively on both a state and national level to raise awareness about Fetal Alcohol…

27 Aug 2013, by Informa Insights