Conditions and Disabilities

Where to find information on health conditions and disabilities and the support available.

 

Find information on health conditions

Search the NHS A to Z for a complete list of conditions, disabilities and disorders.

 


Find your nearest GP or Doctor

Find a GP on the NHS website by town, city or postcode.

If you need to know how to sign up to a GP practice, see How to register with a doctor (GP).

 


NHS App

The NHS App has been developed by the NHS to help people in England get more information about their health and care - and more control of how they use NHS services.

Available to download on all iOS and Android devices, it allows you to:

  • book appointments at your GP surgery
  • manage repeat prescriptions
  • view your GP medical records
  • set organ donation preferences
  • and much more

Find out more and download the NHS App

 


Search local health and wellbeing support services

Search for Health and Wellbeing activities and services in Buckinghamshire by category.

> Addictions 

> Babies and Toddlers

> Children's Health

> Getting Fit and Staying Active

> Health Services

> Healthy Eating

> Mental and Emotional Health

> NHS Services

> Pregnancy and Maternity

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Conditions that can affect learning

Here are some conditions that can cause difficulties while learning. This is not a complete list.

Dyslexia

A specific learning difficulty, which means it causes problems with certain abilities used for learning, such as reading and writing. View local Dyslexia, Dyspraxia and Related Support.

 

Visual Stress

A condition of the visual cortex. Those with Visual Stress can experience movement and distortion of text along with headaches and sore eyes. View related local support in our Dyslexia, Dyspraxia and Related Support category.

 

Developmental Coordination Disorder / Dyspraxia

A condition affecting physical co-ordination. It causes a child to perform less well than expected in daily activities for their age, and appear to move clumsily. View related local support in our Dyslexia, Dyspraxia and Related Support category.

 

Dyscalculia

A specific learning difficulty that causes problems with certain abilities used for math and number-based operations. View related local support in our Dyslexia, Dyspraxia and Related Support category.

 

Dysarthria (difficulty speaking)

Dysarthria is difficulty speaking caused by brain damage or brain changes later in life.

 

Anxiety disorders in children

Anxiety can affect a child’s behaviour and thoughts every day, interfering with their school, home and social life.

 

ADHD

Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a behavioural disorder that includes symptoms such as inattentiveness, hyperactivity and impulsiveness.

 

Autism

Autism is not an illness or disease. It means your brain works in a different way from other people. Some autistic people need little or no support. Others may need more help. View Autism resources and local support in The Autism Toolbox.

 

Learning disabilities

A learning disability affects the way a person understands information and how they communicate. Find related information and local support on The Local Offer for SEND. 

 

Problems with hearing

A problem or difficulty hearing can affect a child's learning.

 

Problems with sight

A problem or difficulty seeing can affect a child's learning.

 


Supporting at medical conditions in school

There is statutory guidance from the Department for Education (DfE) about the support that pupils with medical conditions should receive at school. Read more about Supporting pupils with medical conditions in school.

  


Related Information 

Immunisation and Vaccination

From Pregnancy to Early Years

Local Offer for SEND

Health Support Services

What is a learning disability? (MENCAP)

Illness and your child's education