Occupational therapy can help people with health issues or a disability to find solutions, and help them take part in everyday life. Learn more about what they do.
Treatments for autism
Caring for someone with autism can be a lifelong commitment. But the right support and early intervention can mean the best outcome for a child.
Asperger’s syndrome was the name given to a lifelong developmental disability that affects how people perceive the world and interact with others.
Huntington's affects the nervous system and worsens over time. Symptoms include difficulty controlling limbs, and cognitive and emotional changes.
Dyspraxia is a disorder of movement and coordination that can be picked up in childhood. Through the right treatment, you can help manage its symptoms.
Types of respite
Respite care can be given informally by family, neighbours and friends, or it can be provided by formal respite services.
Muscular dystrophy is a group of diseases affecting the muscles that control movement. Learn more about the different types and treatment options.
Paget's disease of bone
Paget's disease of bone is a condition that weakens and deforms bones. Discover more information about symptoms, diagnosis and treatment of the condition.
The public and private hospital systems
Choosing between a private and a public hospital can be confusing. Find out how your choices for treatment and care can differ.
Encephalitis is a serious brain condition usually caused by a virus. If you think or your child may have encephalitis, seek medical attention straight away.