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
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.
An autistic boy and his nurse mother hope a petition signed by more than 120,000 people will convince the federal government to stop their deportation to the Philippines.
A Toronto girl has raised thousands selling lemonade to fund a cure for her brother who has Angelman Syndrome.
After months of problems with our little girl settling into prep, we’d arrived here in the school counsellors office.
In a world full of people who fail to understand her autistic daughter, this mother shares why she stands quietly by her.
"When you're a young, scared parent, you will grasp at anything to make sense of a hardship such as autism."
There is no genetic or blood test for ASD; diagnosis is based on behaviour.
Technology is often maligned for having a negative influence on young people, particularly on their ability to develop healthy social relations and a sense of identity. But technology can also be a force for good.
A six-year-old girl who was diagnosed with a genetic disorder that affects her body’s ability to create cortisone is a surfing champion.