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Brain and nerves16 resources in total. To see which languages this resource is available in, click on its title.
Title: Anorexia nervosa in children
Summary: Anorexia nervosa is an eating disorder. The first thing many people notice is that the young person, usually a girl, eats less.
Title: Cerebral palsy: after the diagnosis: part 2 (Video)
Summary: In this short video, parents of children with cerebral palsy talk about what happens after your child is diagnosed with cerebral palsy. They describe why it’s important to look after yourself, connect with other families and have a good support network. They also talk about different therapies. Health specialists say why early intervention is important, especially for helping children reach goals like feeding or dressing
Title: Cerebral palsy overview and diagnosis (Video)
Summary: In this short video, parents of children with cerebral palsy talk about spotting the early signs of cerebral palsy and getting a diagnosis. Also, child health specialists explain that cerebral palsy is a condition that affects the brain. They talk about the different types of cerebral palsy, how it affects children and some of its causes.
Title: Epilepsy facts
Summary: This fact sheet explains what epilepsy is and describes the different forms of seizures.
Title: First aid for seizures (Animated Video)
Summary: Short animation for adult seizure first aid
Title: First aid for seizures poster
Summary: This poster explains what to do and not do if somebody experiences an epileptic seizure and when to call an ambulance.
Title: Living with Parkinson's disease (help sheet 3)
Summary: This is a Help Sheet for people with Parkinson’s disease. It explains some of the things you can do to manage your symptoms and live well.
Title: Medical treatments for Parkinson's (Help sheet 2)
Summary: This help sheet outlines medical treatments available for Parkinson's disease
Title: Spina Bifida - hydrocephalus and spina bifida
Summary: This translated fact sheet provides detailed information for people living with Spina Bifida and may also have hydrocephalus - "water on the brain". The fact scheet provides information on the effects of hydrocephalus, how it is treated, what problems can occur with shunts and warning signd of a shunt not working or infection.
Title: Understanding brain tumour (bilingual version)
Summary: This factsheet talks about the types of brain tumours and their treatment options.
Title: Understanding Parkinson's disease (bilingual version)
Summary: Bilingual resource explaining what Parkinson's Disease is and how it affects people as their brain levels of Dopamine decrease. Information on support services that are available for people with Parkinson's, their families, friends and carers.
Title: What is Dementia? (About dementia 1)
Summary: Dementia describes a collection of symptoms that are caused by disorders affecting the brain. It is not one specific disease. Dementia affects thinking, behaviour and the ability to perform everyday tasks. Brain function is affected enough to interfere with the person's normal social or working life.
Title: What is Parkinson's disease? (help sheet1)
Summary: This help sheet gives a basic outline of Parkinson’s disease, including its causes, symptoms and diagnosis.
Title: What is Tourette Syndrome?
Summary: Describes symptoms of Tourette Syndrome and services to help people with the condition. Tourette Syndrome (TS) is a neurological disorder, which most often begins between the ages of 2 and 21, and lasts throughout life. TS is NOT degenerative and people with TS can expect to live a normal life span.
Title: What to expect - High grade glioma
Summary: Information about what to expect during each stage of treatment and beyond for High grade glioma.
Title: Where to go for help (Victoria) (help sheet 4)
Summary: This Help Sheet describes where people with Parkinson’s disease and their families and carers can go to get help, support and information in Victoria.
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