Welcome to Australian Disorders of the Corpus Callosum (AusDoCC).

 Our Vision

Recognition, Opportunities, Access and Resources (ROAR) for all people with a disorder of the corpus callosum.

2018 AusDoCC Events

ADULTS WITH A DCC CONFERENCE MAY 2018

15 Adults with a DCC, 3 carers and 2 facilitators spent a valuable 4 days in Brisbane touring QBI and working together with leading corpus callosum researchers and clinicians.
Sponsored by Australian Government Conference Initiatives Grant and AusDoCC Inc.

AWARENESS DAY: July 2, 2018

On July 2 wear your Hats, Tatts and Ts for International Corpus Callosum Awareness Day

To receive your goods in time for Awareness Day please order by June 6 

NEWSLETTERS

Winter edition due mid June.

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IRC5 BRAIN SYMPOSIUM – JUNE 28 – CALIFORNIA

The IRC5 is an international, multidisciplinary effort to discover the causes, consequences, and effective interventions for disorders of the corpus callosum and associated disorders of cerebral connectivity.

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/cortical-connections-symposium-2018-tickets-42957762825

 Support AusDoCC in the AUSDOCC SHOP

Edna, our mascot, is a fat tailed dunnart and has no corpus callosum. Buy an Edna here

 Visit the AusDoCC shop https://www.ausdocc.org.au/shop to buy caps, tatts and much much more

NEW in the shop – T shirts. 3 styles. 2 colours. 11 sizes.

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CONNECTIONS CONFERENCE 2019

Hold the date and begin planning for our AusDoCC 2019 family conference with a difference. Take the whole family to beautiful WA, to Point Walter, all abilities camp, Perth

AusDoCC Member registrations open in August/September

HUGE THANKS TO OUR MAJOR SPONSORS


Learn more about AusDoCC and DCC

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What is a disorder of the corpus callosum?

The corpus callosum is the major connection between the two hemispheres of the brain. A disorder of the corpus callosum (DCC) occurs when the corpus callosum, the major connecting structure between the two hemispheres of the brain, is partially or fully absent at birth. Disorders are often collectively referred to as ‘agenesis of the corpus callosum’ or ‘ACC.’

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Our Stories

When a child is diagnosed with a disorder of the corpus callosum (DCC) parents are often told to ‘wait and see’ as the impacts are many and varied and range from mild to severe. When an adult is diagnosed, it may explain a lifetime of medical puzzles.  All our stories are different. Through sharing our stories, we can see these differences and also the similarities.

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AusDoCC history

AusDoCC Inc. was created by a group of mothers of children with a disorder of the corpus callosum (DCC) in 2012. It has since expanded to include adults with a DCC, partners and grandparents. Through lived experience we aim to uphold our vision to ROAR for AusDoCC for Recognition, Opportunities, Access and Resources.

about AusDoCC

 

    As a registered ACNC member, AusDoCC is privileged to display  The Registered Charity Tick, which is reflective of the ACNC’s commitment to being a contemporary, friendly and engaging organisation. The coloured ribbons convey support, pride, spirit and unity.