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FSHD Educational Toolkits

Getting the support you and your health profesionals need

The Foundation is thrilled to release a range of educational toolkits for patients, GP’s and Allied Health Professionals. Our goal is to empower our community when championing for support within the medical world.

In September 2015 FSHD Global convened a workshop of 13 leading international and Australian clinicians to develop a clinical practice guideline on FSHD. The guideline covers diagnosis and management of FSHD and sets out the standard of care that people with FSHD in Australia should expect from their care team.

From this, FSHD Global has created a set of  free and accessible educational tool kits for people living with FSHD and health care providers.

The “Living with FSHD” booklet covers the care that you should expect from your healthcare team, steps for diagnosis and understanding test results, guidance on communicating with health professionals and some handy tools that may help make appointments more productive.

The other booklets are great resources to take to your health care providers to help them better understand the genetics of this disease, symptoms, prognosis and the effective management of FSHD.

Download and share:

Clinical Consensus on Diagnosis & Management

A guide for people living with FSHD

A resource for primary care

A guide for Allied Health Professionals