MND NSW provides information, support and education for people living with motor neurone disease, their families, friends and carers in NSW, ACT and NT. We also provide information and education about motor neurone disease for health, community and residential care professionals.

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Our FlexEquip Team are here to help you get the equipment you need. In this blog series, we'd like to introduce you to some of our team members, finding out how they assist you and why they enjoy being here at MND NSW.

Since 2006, Zakhia Aoun has been volunteering for MND NSW in many different ways.

A familiar face at our Walk to d’Feet MND events, she has assisted with our Penrith, Sydney, Illawarra, Hunter and even Port Macquarie and Canberra Walks over the years.

Dementia action week is from Monday 18 September to 24 September 2023, with world Alzheimer’s Day on Thursday 21 September. MND can cause changes to cognition and behaviour. For some people with MND these changes are mild, and for others changes can be more severe. Prompting a diagnosis of Motor Neurone Disease with Frontotemporal Dementia, also known as MND/FTD.

Sarah El-Wahsh grows up in Kuwait and wants to become a pilot, but then she decides to become a speech pathologist. Find out what a speechy does and how Sarah manages to fly high! 

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