Support from disability and health organisations

Information and advice regarding other disabilities and health conditions that can occur in conjunction with epilepsy is available through several support organisations. These include:

Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)

There are various state ASD organisations that provide information, advice and support for people living with autism spectrum disorder and those who care for them.

Brain Injury

Brain Injury Australia provides information and referrals in support of all Australians living with brain injury.

Families4Families is an organisation that fosters peer support networks to help people with acquired brain injury and their families.

Cerebral Palsy

Cerebral Palsy Australia is the national peak body of organisations that work with people with cerebral palsy and people with similar disabilities and their carers. 

Down Syndrome

Down Syndrome Australia is the national voice for people with Down syndrome and their families.

Fragile X Syndrome

The Fragile X Association of Australia serves its members and aims to improve the wellbeing of Australians affected by Fragile X disorders through providing support to them and their families.

Pallister-Killian Syndrome

Pallister-Killian Syndrome Foundation of Australia has been established to provide help and support to individuals diagnosed with PKS and their families as well as raising awareness and providing information to the medical community.

Prada-Willi Syndrome

Prader-Willi Syndrome Australia is a self-help group comprising people born with Prader-Willi Syndrome, parents, friends and interested professionals.

Rett Syndrome

Rett Syndrome Association of Australia seeks to improve the quality of life for persons with the syndrome and their families, and be of assistance to anyone interested in the disorder.

Tuberous Sclerosis Complex

Tuberous Sclerosis Australia empowers people affected by this condition through access to the best treatment options, up to date information and support.

More information about epilepsy-related syndromes and links to Australian and international support organisations is available here.

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