FASD case numbers

The FASDAR houses the Australian Paediatric Surveillance Unit (APSU)’s national surveillance of de-identified cases of FASD in children aged less than 15 years in Australia.

FASD cases reported to the APSU


1182

To date
January 2015 to January 2024


8

Last month
January 2024

FASDAR Publications & Presentations

Peer-reviewed journal articles

  • Tsang TW, Finlay-Jones A, Perry K, Grigg JR, Popova S, Cheung MMY, Bower C, Tam P, Jamieson RV, Elliott EJ. Eye Abnormalities in Children with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders: A Systematic Review. Ophthalmic Epidemiology 2023; 30(4). doi: 10.1080/09286586.2022.2123004.
  • Cheung MMY, Tsang TW, Watkins R, Birman C, Popova S, Elliott EJ. Ear abnormalities among children with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder: a systematic review and meta-analysis. The Journal of Pediatrics 2022; 242: 113-120.e16. doi: 10.1016/j.jpeds.2021.11.016.

Oral presentations

  • Elliott E, Tsang TW, APSU Contributors. Clinical profile of children with FASD in Australia, from the APSU dataset. Society for the Study of Behavioural Phenotypes (virtual conference), 2023.
  • Elliott E, Tsang TW, FASDAR Contributors. Prenatal exposure to cannabis and/or nicotine impacts neurodevelopmental outcomes in children with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder. Australasian Professional Society on Alcohol & other Drugs (APSAD) Scientific Drug and Alcohol Conference 2023, Adelaide, Australia.
  • Cook J, Elliott E, Tsang T. Effects of prenatal exposure to nicotine and/or cannabis on neurodevelopment in school-aged children with fetal alcohol spectrum disorder: Results from Australia and Canada. Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RANZCOG) Annual Scientific Meeting 2023, Perth, Australia. Awarded “Best Session Prize”.
  • Elliott E, Zimmet M, Cheung MMY, Tsang TW for the FASDAR Clinical Advisory Group. Fetal alcohol spectrum disorder Australian Registry (FASDAR): Informing practice & policy. The Australasian Professional Society on Alcohol & other Drugs (APSAD) Conference, October 2022, Darwin, Australia. Awarded the “Best Late Breaker Award”.
  • Cheung MMY. National resource updates – raising awareness of FASD across Australia: Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder Australian Registry (FASDAR). The Australasian Professional Society on Alcohol & other Drugs (APSAD) Conference, Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) Special Interest Group Pre-Conference Workshop, 7 November 2021 (virtual).
  • Elliott EJ & Cheung MMY. Fetal alcohol spectrum disorder: paediatric research informing policy and practice. The Royal Australasian College of Physicians (RACP) Congress, 18 May 2021 (virtual).

Poster presentations

  • Cheung MMY, Tsang TW, Watkins R, Birman C, Popova S, Elliott EJ. 326: Ear abnormalities among children with fetal alcohol spectrum disorder: a systematic review and meta-analysis. The Australasian Professional Society on Alcohol & other Drugs (APSAD) Conference, 7–10 November 2021 (virtual).
  • Cheung MMY, Zimmet M, Elliott EJ. 329: Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder Australian Registry: paediatric research informing policy and practice. The Australasian Professional Society on Alcohol & other Drugs (APSAD) Conference, 7–10 November 2021 (virtual).

Invited talks

  • Cheung MMY, Elliott EJ, FASDAR National Steering Group. Fetal alcohol spectrum disorder: paediatric research informing policy and practice. The University of Sydney School of Pharmacy Research Seminars, 9 March 2022, Sydney, Australia.