INQUIRY INTO FETAL ALCOHOL SPECTRUM DISORDER

December 6, 2012

INQUIRY INTO FETAL ALCOHOL SPECTRUM DISORDER

The federal government have been consulting an inquiry into fetal alcohol spectrum disorders, titled "FASD: The Hidden Harm". The report considers prevention, diagnosis and management issues related to FASD and provides a number of recommendations which are designed to ensure this issue is appropriately addressed.  One of the significant issues the report addresses is the diagnosis of FASD. It is suspected that many young people may experience FASD but not be identified and so not receive appropriate supports.

Read more on "FASD: The Hidden Harm"