As kindergarten students of 2013 complete their first school year, a new crop of children are getting ready for their turn at this pivotal milestone.
The national disability insurance scheme will cover ''most'' people with autism and could pay the full cost of early intervention programs, Disability Reform Minister Jenny Macklin has declared in the latest clue as to what the $22 billion-a-year scheme will cover.
Children with autism
A video capturing eight-year-old cerebral palsy sufferer Bailey Matthews' inspirational triathlon finish has gone viral.
A hormone that regulates social behaviour, could help treat the social deficits common to autism.
Teen's mum is urging all parents to educate their children about disabilities that can't be seen.
Do your children have trouble sitting still, focusing on their homework or concentrating on just about anything without fiddling, twiddling or wriggling?
Imagine you were deprived of learning your first language for most of your childhood and isolated from those who use it.
The kindness of one stranger helped bring him from his home in Morrocco to Australia for surgery.
"I was jumping for joy, hysterical, I was crying, I was smiling".
Autistic kids are biologically handicapped when it comes to reading comprehension. But thanks to a new study, we now know they can catch up.
What would you do if the doctor told you your three-year-old child would never love you?
Children with autism are often described as "visual learners" and said to "think in pictures", but the findings from a new study contradicts this notion.
If someone you love, know, or even come into contact with casually has a child with special needs, there are some things you do to better support your friend.