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Sex and disability

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Disability support services

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Rett syndrome

Rett syndrome causes intellectual and physical disability. It’s been described relatively recently, so it’s not known how it progresses to middle age.

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Angelman syndrome

Angelman syndrome is a rare genetic disorder that causes physical and intellectual disability. Learn about therapies that can improve the quality of life of those affected.

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Disability support

Trusted information about disability support from leading Australian health organisations, including links to content on disability support services and pharmaceutical allowance.

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Learning disabilities

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Physical disabilities

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Disability and sexuality

Trusted information about disability and sexuality from leading Australian health organisations, including links to content on sex and ageing process.

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Assistance dogs

Assistance dogs are animals trained to help people who are living with physical disabilities to move around and do everyday activities. They are also called service dogs. Read more about assistance dogs.

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Guide dogs

Guide dogs, also called seeing eye dogs, are animals trained to help people who are blind or visually impaired to travel safely. Find out more by reading our trusted partner pages.

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Just diagnosed with peripheral vascular disease

Trusted information on just diagnosed with peripheral vascular disease (also known as peripheral artery disease) and link to trusted resources.

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