Learning disabilities affect how you learn in a specific area (e.g. reading or maths). Find out more about dyslexia, dysgraphia and dyscalculia here.
Dyslexia is a common learning disability that makes reading and spelling difficult. Evidence-based programs can help people learn to read and spell.
Speech pathologists help people with communication and swallowing problems. Learn more about speech pathologists, what they do and how they can help.
Edwards syndrome (Trisomy 18)
Edwards syndrome, also called Trisomy 18, is a genetic disorder that causes severe disability. It is caused by an extra copy of chromosome 18.
Apert syndrome is a rare condition that causes an abnormally shaped skull and fused fingers and toes. Other body parts and organs are also affected. Surgery and other treatments can, however, help development.