Links to trusted information about physical disabilities.
Rett syndrome causes intellectual and physical disability. It’s been described relatively recently, so it’s not known how it progresses to middle age.
Assistance dogs, also called service dogs, are animals trained to help people who are living with physical disabilities to move around and do everyday activities.
Links to trusted information about growth disorders.
6 myths about cerebral palsy
Cerebral palsy (CP) affects 1 in every 500 babies born in Australia, yet it's still very misunderstood. Learn the facts about CP this World Cerebral Palsy Day.
Trusted information about birth defects from leading Australian health organisations, including links to content on spina bifida and amniocentesis.
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.
Loneliness and isolation
Everyone feels a sense of loneliness and isolation at times. Learn why you may feel this way, how it affects your mental health and how to deal with it.
Stroke rehabilitation helps the brain to relearn skills that have been affected. Learn about the most common problems and types of rehabilitation.
Body mass index (BMI) and waist circumference
Learn to estimate whether or not you are a healthy weight by calculating your body mass index (BMI) and measuring your waist circumference.