Showing 1-10 of 38 results

  1. Dwarfism

    20 Jun 2019

    Dwarfism refers to a group of conditions characterised by shorter than normal skeletal growth...

  2. Heart abnormality birth defects

    19 Jun 2019

    Some congenital heart defects are mild and cause no significant disturbance to the way the heart functions...

  3. Down syndrome

    16 Jun 2019

    With the support and opportunities available to them today, most people with Down syndrome are able to achieve and participate as valued members of their community...

  4. Fetal alcohol spectrum disorder (FASD)

    12 Jun 2019

    The World Health Organization recommends that pregnant women should avoid alcohol...

  5. Newborn bloodspot screening

    03 Jun 2019

    Every newborn baby in Australia is offered a newborn bloodspot screening test to identify those at risk of rare, but serious, medical conditions...

  6. Noonan syndrome

    03 Jun 2019

    Noonan syndrome is a genetic condition that usually includes heart abnormalities and characteristic facial features...

  7. Kabuki syndrome

    03 Jun 2019

    Kabuki syndrome affects males and females equally and there is no cure...

  8. Treacher Collins syndrome

    03 Jun 2019

    Treacher Collins syndrome is a genetic disorder that affects growth and development of the head, causing facial defects and hearing loss...

  9. Trisomy disorders

    03 Jun 2019

    Children affected by trisomy usually have a range of birth defects, including delayed development and intellectual disabilities...

  10. Williams syndrome

    03 Jun 2019

    Williams syndrome often goes undiagnosed, which means that some people with the disorder fail to get the support and treatment they need until later in life...