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Source: Human Rights Commission

Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder

Thousands of people with FASD are still denied access to the right diagnoses and support. Currently people with an FASD diagnosis alone can’t access Disability Support Services despite meeting the criteria for support. This exclusion seems arbitrary and there appears no logical basis to limiting access to DSS to those with an intellectual impairment only. Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder – A Call to Action, calls for changes to the way people with FASD are assessed for some supports. See the reports here:

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