Neurological Conditions

Neurologic conditions are disorders of the brain, spinal cord and nerves throughout the body. Together they control all the workings of the body. When something goes wrong with a part of the nervous system, an individual can have trouble moving, speaking, swallowing, breathing or learning. They can also have problems with memory, senses or mood. Many conditions may be stable, others may be variable and some will be progressive. The impact on the student depends on the severity of the condition, but in most cases stamina is affected.

Major types of neurological conditions include Huntington’s Disease, Multiple Sclerosis, Motor Neurone Disease, Fredrich’s Ataxia, Parkinson’s Disease, brain injury, brain tumour and stroke.