COVID-19 Supporting Children With Autism | Portia Gunn | Ep 117

  It has become increasingly pre-valence over the past half-a-century that there has been a steady increase in the number of children being diagnosed with autism. That being new diagnoses per year and the total number of affected individuals in… Continue Reading >

Hospitals are a scarier place for kids facing cancer, but Camp Quality is here to help

COVID-19 restrictions have made hospitals an even more isolated place for kids facing cancer with new rules and regulations causing many support services to be put on hold. That’s why Camp Quality have launched a new national program – Puppet… Continue Reading >

Aussie start-up develops ground-breaking modelling to reduce COVID-19 outbreaks in schools by 36%

A world-first algorithm sees the spread of COVID-19 in primary schools slowed by creating classes  optimised for social networks   Melbourne-based edtech start-up, Class Solver, has created a world-first modelling of ‘COVID-19 friendly classes’ – and has predicted that if… Continue Reading >

COVID-19: Supporting Children with Autism

All children and young people need support from adults during times of stress and uncertainty, including during the coronavirus pandemic. This is a challenging time for many people and this uncertainty is a significant source of anxiety, particularly for children… Continue Reading >

Understanding the difference between common cold and COVID-19 in parents and children

Colds and COVID-19 are all caused by viruses. There is no “common cold virus” per se. There are hundreds of viruses that can cause a whole host of symptoms from cough, red throat, runny nose, sore ears to vomiting, diarrhoea,… Continue Reading >

Helping our Special Needs Children through COVID-19

Nobody likes big changes to their routine but some people need structure, rules and black and white concepts more than others.  This may sound very familiar if you are the parent or carer of a child with additional needs. Over… Continue Reading >

Dealing with a Gamer post COVID-19

With restrictions easing around Covid-19 and the Coronavirus, we are finding ourselves moving slowly back into our old lives. In my home state of South Australia, we are looking at cinemas and gyms being open, restaurants and pubs open to… Continue Reading >

Learning from COVID anxiety to help our kids be healthier.

By Sarah Smith from Bayside Dietetics www.baysidedietetics.com.au FB Bayside Dietetics Twitter #BaysideDietetic Instagram @baysidedietetics   I spotted him early. Just as he left the storeroom and the wide doors were closing behind him. He was wheeling a pallet of what… Continue Reading >

COVID-19 Lockdown & Increase Alcohol Consumption

Nearly two months into Covid-19 induced isolation, some Australians are drinking more – and more often – than ever before. It’s not healthy for anyone, including our kids, who may have witnessed their parents’ drinking change rapidly – partly out… Continue Reading >

Announcing: Kiddipedia’s COVID-19 Tool Kit

The COVID-19 era has presented our generation with the most exceptional set of circumstances; incomparable to anything we are likely to ever experience in our lifetime again. I believe that it’s during the most challenging times in life that we… Continue Reading >