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Dystonia Network of Australia Inc.

Dystonia Network of Australia Inc. (DNA) is a registered charity and the peak body in Australia for adults and children with all forms of dystonia. DNA provides a pathway to support, information, literature and community awareness for adults and children with dystonia, their carers and interested health providers.

Vision and mission

  • To provide appropriate, researched information for adults and children with dystonia, their carers and interested health providers
  • To increase community awareness of the condition
  • To fund seminars, educational forums and assist with research into dystonia

How Dystonia Network of Australia Inc. can help

DNA helps adults and children diagnosed with dystonia by providing information on the different types of dystonia, causes and treatment options. They provide information on specialist movement disorder neurologists and allied health practitioners and assist people to navigate the health system. The DNA website has links to educational videos, clinical trials, research and books on dystonia. It also has links to other relevant service providers and national and international support organisations.

Dystonia Awareness Month — Every September activities are carried out to raise awareness of dystonia.

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This information was originally published on healthdirect - Dystonia Network of Australia Inc..

Last reviewed: May 2023

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