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
They say that these mothers experience a level of stress comparable to that of a combat soldier.
A mum has taken to Facebook to defend her son, who is often labelled a bully at school.
Every October mother of two Jennifer Sanchez waves the flag for Down Syndrome awareness month on behalf of her children, eight-year-old Joaquin and seven-year-old Sophia, who both have the genetic condition.
An eight-year-old Queensland girl's delightful Facebook post is helping people to understand Autism a little better.
The family of a teen with autism has lashed out at a bully in leaflets taped around an Auckland park.
For the first 14 and a half years of Gordy's life, Evan and Dara Baylinson had no reason to believe their son could comprehend anything they said: He had never spoken, and he couldn't really emote.
For the first time, researchers ask teenagers with Autism Spectrum Disorder about their battles to be happy.
When she first boarded Flight JQ527 from Sydney to Melbourne three weeks ago, Sophie Murphy felt an "awful tension" and bitterness in the cabin.
A Perth blogger has penned a hurt, angry open letter about her son, who has autism, being shunned by fellow spectators at the Eagles' win over Richmond at Domain Stadium on Friday.
A mum has shared her son's moving poem on Facebook after it brought her to tears.
A father of a 12-year-old boy who has cerebral palsy has expressed his disgust with Aldi after a checkout operator told his wife, "Children like that are better off dead."