Autism is a neurological condition that can impact a person from childhood, although early detection and intervention can greatly improve quality of life. This education looks at how autism in children can be detected in a general practice setting, common concerns parents may have, and the management options that are available.
Professor Monique Ryan examines paediatric neuromuscular disorders (NMDs), including types, signs and symptoms, and the importance of early interventions in ensuring best possible patient outcomes.
Dr James Best stresses the importance of early intervention, support and guidance in autism, and reflects on his life-changing journey to Africa with his son Sam, diagnosed with autism at the age of 3.
Recent Australian guidelines promote collaboration, evidence-based practice and a greater role for primary health providers in maternity care. This guide outlines a summary of the pathways that enable health professionals to provide safe, woman-centred care.