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Tag: Children

AEIOU: Canberra’s first early-learning autism hub

Specialising in autism-specific early intervention programs for children aged two to six, AEIOU Foundation is set to open its first centre in the Canberra Region this July.

Sleep helps keep teens’ mental health on track

As families settle back into a new school year, sleep experts are reminding parents about the importance of teenagers getting enough sleep, cautioning them that insufficient sleep can negatively affect their mental health.

Warning after child rescued from hot car

ACT Policing and the ACT Emergency Services Agency (ESA) have issued a warning on the dangers of leaving children unattended in parked cars, after a three-year-old child was rescued from a hot...

Win 17 Puffin books!

One lucky CW reader will win a bundle of 17 Puffin children’s books plus a Puffin water bottle.

Room to grow: children’s bedrooms

Whether it is due to changing tastes or the changing ages of those inhabiting them, children's bedrooms will require updates over time.

Double denim: Donations doubled this Jeans for Genes Day

Thanks to some generous donors, donations made to Jeans for Genes Day tomorrow, Friday 7 August, will be doubled – and help researchers at the Children’s Medical Research Institute (CMRI) continue their important work in gene therapy.

Witnesses sought to alleged historic sex offences

ACT Policing is calling for information regarding multiple alleged sexual assaults committed against children in the Belconnen region beginning in the early 2000s.

Free service to help children impacted by trauma

A new free program is now available in Canberra for children under 12 years old who have experienced trauma. Stepping Stones will be delivered by CatholicCare, and will support children and their families...

Disadvantaged families need educational assistance

Variety – the Children’s Charity has experienced a 460% increase in demand for educational assistance from disadvantaged families due to COVID-19.

Meals delivered from the heart

A new meals program is helping to ease the burden for parents and carers of hospitalised children, as well as provide much-needed support to local restaurants and cafes that are doing it...

Make every mouthful count with Gobble Guts

Offering a comprehensive nutrition solution for your tiny human, Gobble Guts is a Canberra-based baby and toddler meal delivery service providing healthy, delicious, nutritionist-designed food. Gobble Guts was started by Katie and...

Octopus could help children manage feelings

That eight-limbed, soft-bodied ocean mollusc, the octopus, is being used as a simple tool to help children manage their feelings in a positive way. The tool is part of a tip sheet created...
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