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Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder session – Launceston

March 31 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm






What is FASD [Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder] and how can early childhood educators include children with FASD into their programs?

FASD in partnership with Gowrie Inclusion Agency Tasmania and Gowrie Training & Consultancy has organised a facilitated professional development session facilitated by Vicki Russell from FASD Tasmania.

The presentation will include:

  • Overview of FASD – context – the impact of alcohol in society and particularly women’s use; the impact of alcohol at a cellular level and epigenetics; prevalence (international, national and state rates), Australian diagnostic instrument and diagnostic process
  • Presentation of FASD – impact on development – brain and physical – presenting difficulties across the lifespan, identifying risk factors.
  • Strategies to support the inclusion of children (FASD) within daily education and care programs – Vicki will draw on her experience and Certificate of Mastery in a neurobehavioural approach (USA).

This is an exciting opportunity not to be missed! Register on the link below.


When: Wednesday 31st March 10.00am– 12.00pm

Venue: Launceston Library Civic Square Room


Please note that all booking costs are exclusive of GST

March 31, 2021 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

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March 31
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Launceston Library Civic Square Room
71 Civic Square
Launceston, TAS 7250 Australia
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