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Are the signs there but you just won't admit it to yourself? But sometimes hearing about others can help us admit to ourselves that we need  help.

There are over 400,000 Australians with an intellectual disability.

Stimming, or self-stimulatory behaviors, are behaviors people with autism may exhibit to counteract an overwhelming sensory environment or alleviate the high level

Do you think you may be suffering from anxiety. Reachout provides a useful factsheet on what anxiety is here

This Lymphoedema fact sheet has been shared on mycarespace with the permission of the Àustralasion Lymphology Association


Lymphoedema or chronic oedema is the accumulation of excessive amounts of protein-rich fluid resulting in swelling of one or more regions of the body. This is due to a mechanical

When you think of healthcare and disability support, we bet you don't think of Uber!  With the proliferation of rating apps driving the success in the shared economy, coupled with

Are you concerned you may be suffering from an anxiety  disorder?

Golden Globe winning actress Gina Rodriguez opens up on social media about her struggle with anxiety, showing the world that acknowledging mental health can be the strongest move of all:

It's easy to tell someone to "just stay postive" when dealing with ongoing illness or strife, but all the positivity in the world will not change their situation.

People with mental illness often remain silent about their struggle due to social stigma and fear.

This person's message is simple: love us, learn about our conditions, listen to us & live your lives with us.

Like me are you guilty of recently downloading a mental health app - one of those ''mindfulness'' apps with a smiling Buddha icon? A new study by Dr Quinn Grundy, a postdoctoral research fellow in

Carly Findlay is a regular contributor to MyCareSpace. She is also a proud disabled woman who doesn't want to change or hide her face.

Over 4 million Australians—in other words 1 in 5 people—are estimated to have a disability in Australia.

Over the next couple of weeks we will showcase how inextricably intertwined siblings can be in supporting people with a disability.

On 22 May in Canberra MyCareSpace will join the creators of Careseekers and Enabled Employment to present at the ‘Get Connected’ information session.

Randi Davenport does not sugar coat what it feels like having a disease passed on from her father:

There are many people living with depression that appear to live a "perfect life", yet under the surface they are heavily affected by their mental illness.

Did you know that Wheelchair Dance Sport is already happening in Australia ?

"Good days" for a person with anxiety may seem like rare occurences, but they are possible.

Opening up about chronic illness isn't easy, and it's even harder to share your struggles with the whole world on social media.

For those living with invisible chronic illnesses, they may appear to live a normal, pain free life.

Through a mix of stem cell therapy, physiotherapy and training in the use of the exoskeleton, known

This mother has a message for the world - don't feel sorry for someone with a disability.

The Australian and New Zealand Arts Therapy Association (ANZATA) is the professional body that represents arts therapists in Australia, New Zealand and Singapore.

A few months ago we shared a video of Yayoi Kusama, who is now 87 year old and the most celebrated Japanese artist alive.

"We’ve made practice of judging and convicting each other for the ways we look, think and feel.

For many new parents, the joy and excitement surrounding the arrival of their baby can be stripped away when premature birth lands them in the NICU.

What comes to mind when you think of the big challenges to global health?


A revolutionary new wheelchair which will allow users to safely climb staircases could soon hit the market.

These artists show how art can heal the soul

Does your child need help to be part of a team or a group? Sense Rugby is a rugby based Occupational Therapy program and we are launching in the Eastern Suburbs! 

Despite a complete cut, nerves below a lesion retain a memory of moves and functions they once controlled.

Lauren is a marketing specialist with a Masters of Commerce from Sydney University. Her career started out in advertising.

A new app is making fitness more accessible and inclusive — and it's all for a worthy cause.

Birthdays. A day to celebrate being alive. One more trip around the sun. You’re another year older and 365 days have passed. Or, 525,600 minutes. (But hey, who’s counting?)

The big screen is about to get more inclusive, thanks to the new Power Rangers reboot. On Tuesday, it was announced that Billy the Blue Ranger is on the autism spectrum.

As a woman with dwarfism, my height is what people notice first about me. And they’re usually not all that quiet about it.

March is Cerebral Palsy Awareness Month, and I am really excited to get my thoughts out on this topic, as it is something I have wanted to expand

While most people imagine depression equals “really sad,” unless you’ve experienced depression yourself, you might not know it goes so much deeper th

It’s all in your GUT. Should you be swapping an anti-depressant for a probiotic?

The current portrayal and inclusion of people with disability in television is a problem, according to a not for profit aiming to change mainstream attitudes to disability with a new documentary se

I spent many years in and out of depression, and while I felt very much alone at the time, I know now I was not.

If you have a family member or friend with depression you are probably asking what you can do to help.

They creep up quietly, these two shadows, which are completely opposite from each other. They follow each step I take, they managed to never leave, but some days they subside.