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Disability services and the NDIS

Read about the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS), which provides government funded disability services to people living with disability.

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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and dementia

Find out more about dementia, the importance of early intervention and how it affects Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

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Dementia – an overview

Dementia is a disease that affects one’s memory, thinking and behaviour. There is no cure but early intervention can improve quality of life.

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Cri du chat syndrome

Cri du chat (Cry of the cat) syndrome is a rare genetic disorder that causes delayed physical development, a small head size and intellectual disability. Learn more here, including why the condition has this name.

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Mental health first aid

A mental health first aid training program can help you know what to do in a crisis situation. Learn what’s involved, and where to find a course.

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Psychosis

Psychosis may be caused or triggered by certain mental illnesses and/or drug use in vulnerable people. Find out more about causes and treatments

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Williams syndrome

Williams syndrome can cause development, learning and medical problems, although children with it often have well-developed language and music skills.

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Dyslexia

Dyslexia is a common learning disability that makes reading and spelling difficult. Evidence-based programs can help people learn to read and spell.

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Learning disabilities

Learning disabilities affect how you learn in a specific area (e.g. reading or maths). Find out more about dyslexia, dysgraphia and dyscalculia here.

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Schizophrenia

Schizophrenia is a mental illness that involves an altered experience of reality. Learn more about causes, symptoms and treatments.

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