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Perth Children’s Hospital Opening

Great news… the Perth Children’s Hospital is currently undergoing a phased opening.  This will mean that over the coming months …

Travel Insurance update

Overseas travel insurance from QBE has now got OI as a pre-existing condition.

Opportunity to participate – NSW and ACT members

We have been contacted by Genetic Alliance Australia with an opportunity to support a second year Masters of Genetic Counselling …

Share in the over $150,000 in cash & prizes.

Simply make a <5min short film or documentary with an ability/disability theme and submit by June 1, 2018. We would …

Focus on Ability – Looking for Performers

If you have any talented performers in your family – have a look at this.. We need a performer for …

Sunday Times Perth – 4 February 2018

https://www.perthnow.com.au/news/health/osteoporosis-shock-for-wa-children-ng-b88731923z

UNBREAKABLE SHORT DOCUMENTARY

Unbreakable is a short documentary portrait focusing on a charismatic young lady Jodie Owen, who was born with Osteogenesis Imperfecta. …

Focus On Ability Short Film Festival 2018

  Share in the over $150,000 in cash & prizes. Simply make a <5min short film or documentary with an …

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Osteogenesis imperfecta (OI) is a genetic disorder that causes a person's bones to break easily, often from little or no apparent trauma. OI is also called "brittle bone disease." OI varies in severity from person to person, ranging from a mild type to a severe type that causes death before or shortly after birth.

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