Girls are being under diagnosed with Autism new survey says

A recent study published in the Journal of Autism and developmental disorders on October 9 has found that girls are highly likely to go undetected for Autism because they are calmer and less hyper-active than boys. Researchers at Monash University, Melbourne carried out tests on 56 children (aged 7-12) diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder (ASD), and […]

Lego helps autistic children in Melbourne build bridges

Fairfield, Melbourne – Everyone loves lego, and ‘Inside the Brick’ founder Rob Deakin is translating his own enthusiasm for building things out of bricks and taking it to the children of Melbourne. Inside the Brick is Mr Deakin’s vision of inclusion. Children of all ages love to build with lego, and he was fuelled by […]