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Sex and disability

People who have a medical condition that impairs their ability to lead a regular sex life may feel concerned or worried about having sex.

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What not to say to an amputee

More than 20,000 amputees live in Australia. To mark Amputee Awareness Week, follow these tips for talking to people with limb loss.

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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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Disability services and allied healthcare

Learn about the allied health professionals who work with people with disabilities. Discover how you can get support to access them.

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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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Physical disabilities

Links to trusted information about physical disabilities.

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Sunny app

Sunny is 1800RESPECT's app for people with disability who are experiencing, or risk experiencing, domestic, family and sexual violence. The app provides support to individuals to recognise, respond and get help if they are experiencing violence and abuse.

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Angelman syndrome

A rare syndrome causing physical and intellectual disability. It can’t be cured, but some therapies can improve the quality of life of those affected.

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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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Healthy Mind online program

Healthy Mind from Black Dog Institute is a free, easy-to-read online program designed to support the mental health of people with a mild to borderline Intellectual Disability (ID).

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