The UK government are finally waking up to the problem of foetal alcohol spectrum disorder.
The predictable path into prison for Aboriginal people with disabilities is preventable. Here are some solutions.
Australia's high rates of imprisonment and re-imprisonment of Aboriginal people with mental and cognitive disabilities is not only shameful, it is entirely predictable and preventable.
Many young people in jail suffer fetal alcohol spectrum disorders. Diagnosing these before sentencing will establish the most appropriate path for these vulnerable offenders, which often isn't jail.