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ResourcesThe Prader-Willi Syndrome Association (PWSAA) website holds a variety of information. Some other information is on expert websites from around the world.

On this page are resources that have been created by PWSAA or its State branches.

National Disability Insurance Scheme Guides

Publications

PWSAA Submission to the Joint Standing Committee on the National Disability Insurance Scheme: Inquiry into Accommodation for People with a Disability and the NDIS

National Disability Insurance Scheme: PWSAA Submission to Supported Disability Accommodation – Pricing and Payments Framework Consultation, 14 May 2016

Australian Medical Alerts Booklet to be shared with anyone supporting those with PWS

Prader-Willi Syndrome and the NDIS (2015) – A research report to guide the allocation of funds and services. In collaboration with Melbourne University, Australia, the Collier Charitable Fund and the PWS Better Living Foundation.

Videos

Learning with Prader-Willi Syndrome – This Australian video explains some of the characteristic behaviours relevant to a classroom situation. Useful management techniques are described to help children and young people gain skills for social interactions and greater independence.

First steps to understanding and managing Prader-Willi Syndrome – An outline of the causes and characteristics, plus health and wellbeing issues associated with PWS. Designed for those who support people who have PWS.

PWS – The Medical Perspective – Advice for doctors who are caring for a patient with Prader-Willi Syndrome.

PWS – Beyond a Diet – Relationship of a dietitian to other supporters of a person with Prader-Willi Syndrome.

3rd Asia-Pacific Prader-Willi Syndrome Conference – List of speakers and topics, with links to session videos. Hosted in Melbourne in 2015.

Youtube Channel for PWSA Victoria has conference presentations and other videos

Newsletter

PWSA newsletters: Go to the current and archived editions, where available.

Training brochures

These short overview brochures can be used as early education for friends, family, neighbours and others.

Research

Research is conducted throughout the world. Go to the research page.