Name Hereditary Spastic Paraplegia (HSP)
Related to/Also known as Familial Spastic Paraplegia (FSP)
Symptoms of HSP
A group of inherited disorders, which are characterised by progressive weakness and stiffness of the legs.
Useful national contacts HSP Support Group
Helpline: 01702 218184
Link opens in new window www.hspgroup.org
Children & young people

Familial Spastic Paraplegia (Contact, charity for families with disabled children)
Link opens in new window https://tinyurl.com/w8f7at9

Hereditary Spastic Paraplegia (U.S. Child Neurology Foundation)
Link opens in new window https://tinyurl.com/v38qquq

Online resources

Coronavirus - information for people with neurological problems (Brain & Spine Foundation)
Link opens in new window www.brainandspine.org.uk/coronavirus-covid-19

Hereditary spastic paraplegia (NHS Choices)
Link opens in new window www.nhs.uk/conditions/hereditary-spastic-paraplegia

 Living with a condition (The Brain Charity)

News and events  
Our resources

The library at The Brain Charity has a range of resources on Hereditary Spastic Paraplegia (HSP) and on a wide range of disability-related issues.

This includes a copy of the NHS Choices booklet "Hereditary Spastic Paraplegia"