A central hub of resources has been collated to help you understand and manage mito. Here you will find practical information on a wide range of topics via fact sheets, videos, expert presentations and third party resources. Search on a specific topic or view the resources of particular relevance for newly diagnosed, medical professionals, adults or parents and children.
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Link to Mitochondrial Disease Information Fact Sheet

Mitochondrial Disease Information

Fact Sheet

Within this fact sheet, you’ll find an explanation of mitochondrial disease including symptoms, who it affects, and the complications with diagnosis and treatment options.

Link to Tips on how to strengthen your case for NDIS support Video

Tips on how to strengthen your case for NDIS support

Video

At a Perth Mito Information Day, Tammy Whait covered ways to strengthen your case for NDIS support when applying for the first time or approaching a plan review.

Link to Physiotherapy options for Children living with Mito Video

Physiotherapy options for Children living with Mito

Video

At a Perth Mito Information Day, Amy Piesse explored best practice physiotherapy options for children living with mito.

Link to Diagnostics changes from genomics and new technology Video

Diagnostics changes from genomics and new technology

Video

At a Perth Mito Information Day, Prof. David Thorburn provided an overview of the causes of mitochondrial disease and how the diagnostic process has been changed by genomics and other new technologies.

Link to Palliative Care - Supporting the Child and Family Video

Palliative Care - Supporting the Child and Family

Video

At a Digital Paediatric Mito Information Day, Dr Martha Mherekumombe shared an overview of paediatric palliative care.

Link to Diet and Exercise for Children with Mito Video

Diet and Exercise for Children with Mito

Video

At a Digital Paediatric Mito Information Day, Dr Maina Kava spoke about nutritional and exercise therapies that specialists use to improve the quality of life and health outcomes for children with mito.

Link to Update on Supplements and Treatments for Children with Mito Video

Update on Supplements and Treatments for Children with Mito

Video

At a Digital Paediatric Mito Information Day, Dr Shanti Balasubramaniam provided an overview of the therapeutic approaches used to treat patients with primary mitochondrial disorders.

Link to The Importance of Quality of Life Video

The Importance of Quality of Life

Video
Shelley Beverley, Registered Psychologist and Mito Community Advisory Panel (MCAP) member, presented the importance of wellbeing and maintaining a quality of life while living with mitochondrial disease (mito).
Link to Genetic Diagnosis of Mitochondrial Disease Fact Sheet

Genetic Diagnosis of Mitochondrial Disease

Fact Sheet

This fact sheet outlines the benefits of obtaining a genetic diagnosis of mitochondrial disease. It includes relevant case studies and is a useful document to provide to your GP and specialists.

Link to Covid-19 Webinar Video

Covid-19 Webinar

Video

A webinar about Covid-19 as it relates to patients with Mitochondrial Disease. We answer some of the most common questions asked by members of our community.