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.
Rett syndrome causes intellectual and physical disability. It’s been described relatively recently, so it’s not known how it progresses to middle age.
Fragile X syndrome
Trusted information about fragile X syndrome from leading Australian health organisations, including links to better start program and intellectual disabilities.
Links to trusted information about phenylketonuria (PKU), an inherited disorder that increases levels of an amino acid in the blood called phenylalanine.
Edwards syndrome (Trisomy 18)
Edwards syndrome, also called Trisomy 18, is a genetic disorder in babies that causes severe disability. It is caused by an extra copy of chromosome 18.
Cerebral palsy symptoms
Trusted information about cerebral palsy symptoms.
Autism - dispelling the myths
Autism, or autism spectrum disorder, affects around 1 in 100 Australians. Read about misconceptions about autism, such as symptoms and causes of the disorder.
Speech pathology aims to help people who can’t communicate effectively. Learn more about speech pathologists, what they do and how they can help.
What causes pneumonia?
Pneumonia is caused by an infection of the lung. Most infections are due either to bacteria or viruses.
Adults with Prader-Willi may experience sleeping and breathing problems, and have an insatiable appetite, which can lead to life-threatening obesity.