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Alcohol and Pregnancy & FASD Research Team

Annual Report

The Alcohol and Pregnancy and FASD Research Team Annual Report for 2017 is now available.

Find out more about our researchers, achievements, activities and projects

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Feature Story

Neurodevelopmental impairment amongst youth in juvenile detention

Ground-breaking Banksia Hill Project found unprecedented levels of severe neurodevelopmental impairment amongst sentenced youth.

A Telethon Kids research team led by Professor Carol Bower and Clinical Associate Professor Raewyn Mutch spent two years working with more than 100 young people aged between 10-17 years who were incarcerated in Western Australia’s only youth detention facility, Banksia Hill Detention Centre.

A paper detailing the team’s findings was published in the BMJ Open.

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FASD rates in incarerated youth

For general inquiries, call us on (08) 9489 7724, or send us an email to fasd@telethonkids.org.au.

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