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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.

How to deliver the mental health services that young people desperately...

With so many young people requiring extra support – whether that’s special education or mental health services – it’s high time for educational psychologists to take on a bigger role in schools.

“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.

Therapy dogs can help reduce student stress, anxiety and improve school...

Research suggests using therapy dogs in response to traumatic events can help reduce symptoms of depression, post-traumatic stress disorder and anxiety.

The Dignity of Risk For People With Disabilities

The dignity of risk is the right to take risks when engaging in life experiences, and the right to fail in those activities. We cannot allow our fear of harm or wanting to protect someone to stifle their life.

Project into social isolation of young people with learning difficulties

The young people interviewed for the report “unanimously” said they needed practical help, emotional support and communication skills to maintain friendships.

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.

Animal study hints at link between vitamin D and autism

An animal study published today has found a possible link between the amount of the vitamin in the mother’s diet and her offspring’s behaviour.

8 key things I learned raising a child with autism: Tips...

Psychologist and author of Beyond Rain Man shares some personal experiences.

13 Reasons Why is a real opportunity to help troubled teens

It is imperative that adults seek to genuinely understand what youngsters face, and use the publicity surrounding 13 Reasons Why to start a bigger conversation with teens about the kinds of things that affect their mental health and general well-being.

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.

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