Suicide and self-harm remain taboo topics in schools, despite the fact youth suicide has reached a ten year high.
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.
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.
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.
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.
As per recommendations given to the NSW, there is a possibility for significant changes in the provision of education to children with a disability.
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.
Thanks to some innovative thinking by this school, a child with autism has a role to play and is enjoying school a lot more.
It is time we stopped describing disabled people as "special" and stopped calling their reasonable adjustment needs as "special needs" - it is offensive.