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Physical & Neurological Disabilities/Disorders affecting Learning: Neurological/Degenerative Disorders
This Guide provides information, services and resources for parents with children who have physical and/or neurological disabilities or disorders affecting learning, and for people who have physical and/or neurological disabilities or disorders.
Blood related disorders
Autoimmunity Research Foundation (USA)
Huntingtons Association of South Africa
International OCD Foundation
Kennedy's Disease Association (USA)
MS Health Centers (USA)
Multiple Sclerosis SA
Muscular Dystrophy Association of South Africa
National Multiple Sclerosis Society (USA)
National Organization for Rare Diseases
Rare Diseases South Africa
SA Depression and Anxiety Group
Sarcoidosis Association (UK)
Support Organisations SA
Tourette Organisation of Amercia
Different Types of Degenerative Diseases
Cervical Degenerative Disc Disease (Spine-Health)
Commons Symptoms of Cervical Degenerative Disc Disease
Degenerative Nerve Disorders (Medline Plus)
List of Neurological Diseases
National Institute of Neurological Orders and Stroke- Disorders Index
Bell's Palsy (Facial Paralysis)
Bell's Palsy Causes, Symptoms, Treatments
Bell's Palsy Fact Sheet: National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS)
Brain & Essential Tremor
the Brain and Essential Tremor
Epilepsy Health Center: Symptoms, Seizures, Treatments, Causes, and Tests
Epilepsy Information Page: National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS)
The global burden and stigma of epilepsy
Temporal Lobe Epilepsy
What is Friedreich's Ataxia
Friedreich's Ataxia Information
Behavioral Symptoms of Huntington’s Disease
Ethical Issues & Huntington's Disease (SAMJ)
Genetic testing for Huntington’s disease in South Africa
Huntington's Disease - Evolution
Huntington's Disease Symptoms, Causes, and Treatment on MedicineNet.com
Huntingtons Disease News from Medical News Today
Population Genetics and Huntington’s Disease (Text and Audio)
Kennedy's Disease Association
Kennedy's Disease Symptoms
Everyday life with MS (video)
Multiple Sclerosis - NHS Choices
Multiple Sclerosis Causes, Types, Signs, Symptoms, Diagnosis, Treatment, Prognosis, Information - MedicineNet
Multiple Sclerosis SA
Slideshow: A Visual Guide to Multiple Sclerosis (video)
What is MS?
Spinal-Bulbar Muscular Atrophy
Spinal Muscular Atrophy
Muscular Dystrophy Information
What Is Muscular Dystrophy? What Causes Muscular Dystrophy?
Muscular Dystrophy Foundation of SA
Neurosarcoidosis: Clinical, Pathological and Therapeutic Issues (C. Pardo
Neurosarcoidosis: MedlinePlus Medical Encyclopedia
Obsessive Compulsive Disorders (OCD)
Definition of OCD
Helping hoarders and their families
How is OCD treated?
Medical Definition of Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (Mayo Clinic)
Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (Psychology Today)
OCD Help Guide
Symptoms, Causes and Effects of OCD
Symptoms of OCD (WebMD)
Understanding OCD - the basics
What is OCD?
Early Onset of Parkinsons Disease
Parkinson's Association of South Africa
Parkinson's Disease - What to Know (video)
Parkinsons Disease Pictures: Tremors, Symptoms, and Treatments
What you should know about early onset of Parkinsons Disease
Central nervous system sarcoidosis—diagnosis and management
Practical Essentials -
Sarcoidosis (Mayo Clinic)
Sarcoidosis: MedlinePlus Medical Encyclopedia
What is Sarcoidosis?
What is Sarcoidosis? (NIH)
What is Sarcoidosis? (Sarcoidosis Assoc. of UK)
Schilders' Disease - Overview
Symptoms and Diagnosis of Schilders' Disease
What is Schilder's Disease?
Can Muscle Twitching Be Caused By Anxiety?
Identification of Genetic Markers Associated with Gilles de la Tourette Syndrome in an Afrikaner Population
Information for Families on Tourette's Syndrome
Provisional Tic Disorder (NIH)
Tic? What is it?
Tic disorders and twitches
Tourettes Action UK
What are some examples of nervous tics?
What is Tourette?
What is Transient (Provisional)Tic Disorder?
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chronic disabilities; metabolic disorders