Blog

June 24, 2017

Weekend conversations; big small talk about inclusion

In response to Senator Pauline Hanson's comments made in Australian Federal Parliament suggesting children with autism should not be included in mainstream education, we interview a range of community members to ask what they would say to others with differing opinions on inclusion.
June 15, 2017

Children’s voices: My starting school story

This is the first in a series of children’s voices blogs. 12 year old Isabella thinks back on her experience of early childhood intervention and how it helped when she made the transition to her local school. Isabella has autism spectrum disorder.
May 19, 2017

The social glue of primary school fads and trends

Emma Pierce, ECIA NSW/ACT Inclusion Coordinator reflects on the positive influence fads and trends can have on social inclusion in the primary school playground.
May 11, 2017

Why is inter-professional communication so hard?

Child psychologist, Amelia Hawkins poses a number of pertinent questions around professional collaboration.
April 19, 2017

A refreshing change…

Speech Pathologist, Esther Joliffe reflects on the learnings and benefits of a career move from private practice to a not-for-profit early childhood intervention service in regional NSW.