Hers was not the first phone call I’d received like this, but it was the first one I’d taken from a complete stranger.
- by Bernadette Morley
WA researchers hope fill a gap for autism early intervention services in an Australian-first trial.
- by Hamish Hastie
"Coles, I reject your disrespect toward myself and my son, and the reinforcement from society we are not worthy of consideration all the time, at times convenient to us."
- by Georgie Elle
As part of a program set to be rolled out nationwide, Coles stores have introduced a "quiet hour" to better help shoppers on the autism spectrum.
- by Ryan Johnson
Plus, Nikki Ayers found rowing after 16 operations.
- by Doug Dingwall
An ex-FaCS worker has confessed to verbally abusing and threatening an autistic, non-verbal boy he was looking after at a government-run respite care centre.
- by Shannon Tonkin
The peak body for people on the autism spectrum has criticised 60 Minutes for showing confronting footage of an autistic boy acting violently towards his mother.
- by Benjamin Millar
Trials have already shown promising results, but is reading other people’s emotions always all it’s cracked up to be?
- by Aisha Dow
The playground's design aims to allow children of every ability to play, catering for all physical or intellectual considerations.
- by David Allan-Petale
Some families were knocked back because their child's school was in their priority enrollment area, and others because it was too far away.
- by Emily Baker