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
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.
Why these children are slipping through the cracks and what needs to be done to address it.
An American dad wrote a song and performed it for his disabled son.
Usually attributed to the future, robots are helping children with autism in the present.