Special Needs


Our autism

This is our autism

One mum shares "our autism" in the hope that others will realise you can't compare one autistic child with another.

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Autism research

Australia revolutionising autism research

Autism affects at least one in every 100 Australian children and Professor Andrew Whitehouse is determined to use his research to break through the misinformation around the disorder and offer families hope for the future.

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monika debek

NDIS short changing children with autism

Children with autism are being short changed in the NDIS with the government's benchmark payment only covering six hours of therapy a week, less than a third of the 20 hours a week considered necessary under international best practice.

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Autism questions for parents to ask schools

Here are seven questions parents of children with autism need to ask schools to ensure they get the support needed to develop their child's academic and social skills.

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