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Purple Day for Epilepsy Awareness

Today we're celebrating Purple Day, a global initiative dedicated to raising epilepsy awareness. It aims to encourage people to talk about epilepsy and to remind those who live with seizures, that they are not alone. It's a great day to discuss epilepsy with your children, and how this may affect others in their peer groups.

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News, EventsJulia Conway
Happy International Women's Day

Happy International Women's Day from Paediatrics at Burnside! We are proud to have a wonderful group of intelligent, talented and caring women on our clinical and admin teams, including mothers and grandmothers!

We are also especially pleased that we are able to offer these women flexibility and the opportunity to balance their work with family life, continuing professional development and university studies.

We'd also like to give a special shout-out to all the the fantastic mothers, aunties, grandmothers, carers and friends of our patients - we are continually impressed by your care, dedication and support.

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New NAB AFL AAA Auskick Centres in South Australia

NAB AFL AAA Auskick is an Access All Abilities Auskick Centre aimed at providing opportunities for children who might not otherwise have had the opportunity to play Auskick in 2017. AAA Auskick centres are supported by SANFL staff and aim to ensure every child, regardless of their ability has the chance to play the game they love. 

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One Culture Football for Children & Teens with Disabilities

School holiday football (soccer) programs in January 2018, plus other inclusive programs running throughout the year for children & teens with integration difficulties such as Autism Spectrum Disorder, medical issues or illness, sensory disability, developmental delay, intellectual disability, speech and language delay, Down syndrome, physical disability and cerebral palsy or other brain injuries.

One Culture Football deliver "Inclusive Football Programs" which gives opportunities for people living with a disability or condition to be engaged in regular football coaching and games. The program focuses not only on football but on gross motor skills but also self-confidence, self-esteem and health and wellbeing.

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