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Autism spectrum disorder (ASD)

Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is a developmental disability that causes a complex range of behavioural symptoms. ASD may be mild, moderate or severe.

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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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Neurodiversity and neurodivergence

The concept of neurodiversity describes people who experience the world differently to others. Learn more about neurodiverse conditions.

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Fragile X syndrome

Fragile X syndrome is the most common inherited cause of intellectual disability. It also causes physical, behavioural and emotional difficulties.

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Why you should take your dog to work

Pets can be loyal, loveable – and good for your health. That’s why, on International Take Your Dog to Work Day, people take their canine friends to the office.

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Water safety isn't just swimming between the flags

When you think of water safety, you might think of young children. But adults with pre-existing medical conditions and those 'under the influence' are also at risk.

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Speech pathology

Speech pathologists help people with communication and swallowing problems. Learn more about speech pathologists, what they do and how they can help.

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Apraxia of speech

Apraxia of speech is a speech disorder that makes it difficult to move the mouth to produce sounds and words. Find out how a speech therapist can often help the person’s speech improve.

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Dyspraxia

Dyspraxia (developmental coordination disorder) is a life-long, neurological condition. Read more about dyspraxia, its symptoms and treatment.

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Tuberous sclerosis

Tuberous sclerosis is a rare genetic disease that may affect many parts of your body, behaviour and thinking. There’s no cure, but it can be treated.

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