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
"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.
After having their visa application rejected, Tyrone and Maria Sevilla receive some good news.
One in four students with disabilities have been refused enrolment and many are regularly excluded from excursions and extra-curricular activities a new survey has found.
Lacey Parker's mum filmed her daughter's excitement when she found out she was going to be a cheerleader.
Renee Bergeron's son was born with a rare congenital heart defect, but he's still the biggest superhero around.
After a horrific experience flying with her autistic daughter, Beth Joy Papaleo is doing something about it.
The immigration minister has indicated he might be willing to let a 10-year-old autistic boy at risk of deportation remain in Australia.