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
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.
According to a 1994 report from Down Syndrome Education International, very few people with Down Syndrome are able to sing but no one told 12-year-old Madison that.
I have a child with special needs. I am that guy, we are that family.
Some little boys are obsessed with dinosaurs, others are into football, but, since he was two years old, Dylan Green has loved for vacuums.
Parenting an autistic child comes with its own unique set of challenges and if you have a friend in this situation then there are practical things you can do to help support them.
Since the 1940's parents have been and felt blamed for their children’s autism.