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
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.
Australian families are reluctant to medicate children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, a 20-year study has found.
A new website will give teachers information and guidance to understand, help and deal with students on the autism spectrum.
Olivia Careless was two years old when she was diagnosed with Leukaemia in 2009 but the young girl was determined to keep her promise: to learn to dance.
Patricia Tan is disarmingly honest about the fraught relationship she has with her disabled brother.
Autism Spectrum Australia wants to change the way we talk about autism.
As other students settle down to read, to learn, and to memorise, students with learning difficulties are often struggling with internal questions and doubts.