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Occupational therapy

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.

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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.

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Asperger's syndrome

Asperger’s syndrome was the name given to a lifelong developmental disability that affects how people perceive the world and interact with others.

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Huntington’s disease

Huntington's affects the nervous system and worsens over time. Symptoms include difficulty controlling limbs, and cognitive and emotional changes.

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Dyspraxia

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.

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Types of respite

Respite care can be given informally by family, neighbours and friends, or it can be provided by formal respite services.

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Muscular dystrophy

Muscular dystrophy is a group of diseases affecting the muscles that control movement. Learn more about the different types and treatment options.

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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.

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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.

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Encephalitis

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.

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