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Covers the raising of disabled children and the parenting of all children by disabled parents and any adapted methods they may use.

Talking about suicide and self-harm in schools can save lives

Suicide and self-harm remain taboo topics in schools, despite the fact youth suicide has reached a ten year high.

Children with facial difference have a lot to teach us about...

By studying how people with facial difference overcome their challenges, we may not only find ways to help other such children, but also learn how to help all young people be comfortable with how they look and who they are.

How cyberbullies overtly and covertly target their victims

While banning social media altogether is not a practical solution, educating young people about respectful behaviour towards others, and reminding them about the terrible consequences associated with cyberbullying is essential.

What should I do if my child is a cyberbully?

Cyberbullying has become a significant issue for young people learning to navigate a life that is increasingly online.

Abuse in care versus not in care: we need to tackle...

The proposed Commonwealth redress scheme for victims of child sexual abuse is a first step toward creating a national redress scheme. Should a national scheme result, it will be unlike any other in the world.

1 in 5 college students have anxiety or depression. Here’s why

In recent years, depression and anxiety have afflicted college students at alarming rates. Anxiety and depression are the top reasons that college students seek counselling.

NSW could lead the way in educating students with a disability

As per recommendations given to the NSW, there is a possibility for significant changes in the provision of education to children with a disability.

A new beginning for single dad Matthew and his kids

Matthew is a committed, loving father. But, like all parents do from time to time, he felt he wasn’t coping with the demands of raising three young kids as well as he’d like to.

The boy beneath the mask: School mascot role gives teen with...

Thanks to some innovative thinking by this school, a child with autism has a role to play and is enjoying school a lot more.

“He ain’t special, he’s my brother” – Time to ditch the...

It is time we stopped describing disabled people as "special" and stopped calling their reasonable adjustment needs as "special needs" - it is offensive.