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Learn more about rare diseases including genetic disorders

An estimated two million Australians live with a rare disease, many of these conditions are genetic disorders.

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Helpful information for rare diseases including genetic disorders

International collaboration is key in rare disease. Approximately 80% of rare diseases are genetic disorders.

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Lived experience of rare disease including genetic disorders

Sharing your personal story of living with a rare disease/genetic disorders can have a number of benefits.

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Syndromes without a name: children & teens | Raising Children Network

SWAN means syndromes without a name. Doctors might use the term SWAN when children have symptoms of genetic disorder but the symptoms can’t be diagnosed.

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Mucopolysaccharide diseases in children | Raising Children Network

Mucopolysaccharide diseases, or MPS, are rare genetic disorders caused by enzyme problems. Read more about how mucopolysaccharidoses affect children.

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Genomics resources for consumers | NHMRC

NHMRC has developed the following resources to provide information and advice to consumers on genetics or genomics and human health.

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Angelman syndrome in children | Raising Children Network

Angelman syndrome is a genetic disorder causing developmental delay and intellectual disability. Early intervention can help children with Angelman syndrome.

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Rett syndrome: signs, diagnosis, support | Raising Children Network

Rett syndrome is a genetic disorder that causes intellectual and physical disability. Early intervention can improve outcomes for children with Rett syndrome.

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Prader-Willi syndrome: diagnosis & support | Raising Children Network

Prader-Willi syndrome is a rare genetic disorder that affects development and growth. Early intervention can improve outcomes for children with Prader-Willi.

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CHARGE syndrome: signs, diagnosis, support | Raising Children Network

CHARGE is a rare genetic disorder that causes many physical and health problems. Early intervention can improve outcomes for children with CHARGE syndrome.

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