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safety-issues

Philippa Macken writes about how parents can help to keep their infant free from harm.

hitting-the-right-note

Margaret Langdon reports on the wonderful work of Dr Catherine Crock and the Hush Music Foundation.

dealing-with-disasters

Professor Brett McDermott writes about helping children after the event.

sound-foundation

Peter Hadfield explains how young people are being inspired through the power of music.

toys-for-all

With a variety of resources aimed at children's different developmental stages, toy libraries offer lots of fun at little cost, writes Anlina Jones.

a-happy-tale

Richard Lord, CEO of Assistance Dogs Australia, writes about the ways in which dogs help people with special needs.

lift-off

Marcus Leslie writes about an initiative encouraging a love of movement and physical activity in children.

focusing-on-mental-health

Jenny Allen (pictured), CEO of Youth Focus, explains how the organisation reaches out to young people.

accessing-therapy

Managing director of the Perth Intervention Centre Sandra Parsons writes about the importance of early intervention and the centre's work.

participation-passports

Maryka Mulder reports on programs run by the Community Development Foundation.

helping-the-homeless

Ruah Community Services* chief executive Francis Lynch writes about an initiative designed to help some of Perth's most vulnerable people.

learning-through-play

Sarah Pietrzak reports on a mobile-therapy service helping children with special needs across the State.

engaging-young-people

Sarah Pietrzak reports on a plan involving the youth of Fremantle in the activities of their city.

back-me-up

Sarah Pietrzak reports on an anti-cyberbullying campaign urging young people to help each other.

australian-stories

Sarah Pietrzak reports on a children's book series that celebrates Indigenous storytelling.

the-expat-experience

Claire Calvey explores the challenges some families face in making a home away from home.

artful-thinking

Cassandra Hart writes about kids and creativity.

music-to-our-years

Interactive technology is taking music teaching in schools to new and wider horizons, reports Sean Mooney.

lessons-from-abroad

Louise Bettison reports on the profound impact of overseas encounters on some Perth students.

young-approach-old-condition

Two WA programs are forging beneficial links between children and people with dementia, reports Dr Duncan Jefferson.

home-and-away

Louise Bettison reports on the growth of fly-in, fly-out (FIFO) employment and its effects on the partners and children back home.

after-the-fire

Louise Bettison reports on the lasting impact of the February 2011 Perth Hills bushfires, particularly on children.

parents-in-prison

Sending a parent to jail takes its toll on their children's lives, but in some WA prisons there is a growing measure of support available, writes Louise Bettison.

kids-as-consultants

Young people are being asked for their recommendations to make WA’s proposed new children's hospital a better place for future patients and their families, writes Louise Bettison.

coming-to-the-party

The City of Melville Council is receiving a lot of support for its new youth-health project tackling under-age and binge drinking, writes Louise Bettison..





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