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SAFER INTERNET DAY 2018

The next Safer Internet Day is Tuesday 6th February 2018.   The internet can be a powerful tool for learning but it’s also a place where your child could encounter dangerous material or people. With some practical internet safety precautions, you can help your child enjoy the benefits of the internet while minimising the risks.  Connected…

What is Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)?

April is AUTISM AWARENESS Month

What is Autism Spectrum Disorder? Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) is a lifelong developmental disorder that is characterised by certain traits and difficulties. A person with ASD will primarily have difficult in relating to the world around them. The word ‘spectrum’ in ASD means that each person diagnosed with ASD may experience a range of difficulties…

What Can I Do If My Child Is Being Bullied At School?

Say “NO” to Bullying

Bullying hurts. Bullying hurts bodies. Bullying hurts bodies and minds. Bullying hurts bodies, minds and communities. What is bullying? Bullying is more than being excluded from a game or being called a name. It is the repetitive, persistent and hurtful dominance and intimidation of another person. Here are some key signs that your child might…

Psychology Week

National Psychology Week 2018

Psychology Week 2018 Sunday 12 November to Saturday 18 November 2018 The National Psychology Week campaign was developed by the Australian Psychological Society over a decade ago with the main aim being to build public awareness of how Psychology can help people and communities lead healthier, happier and more meaningful lives. This year, the campaign…

World Diabetes Day 2015 - Why Should I be Bothered?

World Diabetes Day -14th of November

Friday the 14th of November is World Diabetes Day I could give you statistics like “Australia is one of the most obese countries in the world…” and “…diabetes is one of Australia’s fastest growing chronic diseases…”. I could preach about diabetes care practices: “watch your diet…., monitor your sugar levels…., exercise…., remember your medication….” and the…