In this section we look at topics such as communication, seating, sleeping and eating. These webinars are hosted by specialist Occupational Therapists.

Bring on the cake

Neurological dietitian, Ciara Mackie, from Milton Keynes University Hospital will run through the best diet for those with Huntington's, dietary changes you can make at home and options for the future if eating becomes difficult.

Sleep routine and management

Occupational Therapist Alex Fisher and Kirsty Page talk about sleep routine and management

Seating and posture

Occupational Therapists, Alex Fisher and Kirsty Page talk about seating postures and recommended equipment.

Eating and drinking

Occupational Therapists, Alex Fisher and Kirsty Page covers eating and drinking in Huntington's disease.

Manual handling, equipment and funding

Occupational Therapists, Alex Fisher and Kirsty Page gives information on manual handling, equipment and how these are funded.

Oral health and Huntington's disease

"Graham Manley, Head of Dental Department and Consultant Dental Surgeon at the Royal Hospital for Neuro-disability, speaks about the prevention of oral health care issues and how specific treatment techniques can be of benefit to people with Huntington's disease. "

Psychology and Huntington's disease

In this webinar, Maria and Jane speak about the role psychology can play for people at risk of Huntington's disease and those who have the gene.

Communication and Swallowing

Kathryn Dooley, Speech and Language Therapist from the Neuro Community Team in Wrightington, Wigan and Leigh NHS Foundation Trust gives a basic overview of 'Speech and Language Therapy' and discuss communication, speech and swallowing.

Apathy in Huntington's disease

See our animation all about apathy; what it is and ways to handle it.

Acceptance and commitment therapy

Dr Sarah Gunn, Clinical Psychologist and Researcher in Huntington's disease for a webinar on Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT). Sarah explains what ACT is and why it can be beneficial for people affected by Huntington's disease.