Formerly known as Huntington’s Chorea, Huntington’s disease usually develops in adulthood and can affect both men and women.
What is Huntington’s Disease?
A hereditary disorder of the... Further Information
Commonly suffered by people with Down Syndrome, obstructive sleep apnoea occurs when the walls of the throat narrow during sleep, causing interruptions to normal breathing - symptoms can include... Further Information
Cerebral palsy describes a number of neurological conditions that affect movement and co-ordination. Caused by problems in the nervous system and parts of the brain that control the muscles, it... Further Information
Research shows that life is often challenging for the parents of an autistic child. Although there are moments of great joy, studies have revealed that although the parents of any disabled child can... Further Information
The ways in which someone with special needs might “act” during the night – whether it’s climbing out of bed and exploring, jerking uncontrollably or slumping into a position that could... Further Information
So much of our life is spent sleeping; comfortable and safe sleeping arrangements are vital to everyone’s overall health and wellbeing.
Unfortunately, many people with disabilities struggle to... Further Information
Autism affects around 700,000 people in the UK – over 1 in 100 adults and children. More boys than girls are diagnosed as autistic, although the reason for this isn’t clear.
Some researchers... Further Information
From birth, one third of the average person’s lifetime is spent asleep. Sleep is a vital function, allowing the body time for muscle and tissue repair, growth, memory consolidation and hormone... Further Information