What is Autism Spectrum Disorder?
Autism Spectrum Disorder (autism) is a lifelong developmental condition that affects the way a person relates to his or her environment and their interaction with other people.
What is Cerebral Palsy?
Cerebral palsy refers to a group of disorders that affect an individual's muscle control. It can affect people in different ways from movement, reflexes and muscle control, to posture and balance.
What is Down Syndrome?
Down Syndrome is a genetic disorder causing developmental and intellectual delays. It is the most common chromosome disorder that we know of and more than 13,000 Australians are living with Down Syndrome.
What is a spinal cord injury?
A spinal cord injury (SCI) is when damage to the spinal cord results in a loss of function such as mobility or feeling. Injury to the spinal cord can causes loss of function of the nerves, limbs and/or organs below the site of the injury.
What is a stroke?
Stroke is a leading cause of disability, with 56,000 Australians suffering from new and recurrent strokes in 2017. A stroke happens when blood supply to the brain is interrupted.
What is a Traumatic Brain Injury?
A Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) occurs when an external force injures the brain after birth, and can cause disabilities that affect a person’s physical, cognitive, emotional and independent functioning.