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


1230

To date
January 2015 to April 2024


15

Last month
April 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.