Mental Health, Autism and Disability Care in Australia & New Zealand
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NSW Schools lose disability support in shake-up

NSW Schools lose disability support in shake-up | Mental Health, Autism and Disability Care in Australia & New Zealand | Scoop.it
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AM - Mental health fears for Australia's casual workforce 02/06/2012

AM - Mental health fears for Australia's casual workforce 02/06/2012 | Mental Health, Autism and Disability Care in Australia & New Zealand | Scoop.it
Mental health advocates say theyre seeing increasing anxiety and stress in Australias casual workforce that threatens to become a major public health problem Beyond Blue the nations most prominen...
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Calls for education support for special needs units - Local News - News - Education - St George & Sutherland Shire Leader

Calls for education support for special needs units - Local News - News - Education - St George & Sutherland Shire Leader | Mental Health, Autism and Disability Care in Australia & New Zealand | Scoop.it
PARENTS and teachers hope that children with learning disabilities will get a healthy boost in special needs education support this year.
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Teachers must spot stressed child carers

Teachers must spot stressed child carers | Mental Health, Autism and Disability Care in Australia & New Zealand | Scoop.it
TEACHERS should be trained to spot the telltale signs of a struggling student caring for a loved-one with a mental illness, a charity says.
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Young mental health carers 'struggling to cope' - ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

Young mental health carers 'struggling to cope' - ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation) | Mental Health, Autism and Disability Care in Australia & New Zealand | Scoop.it
A survey has found a high number of children under the age of 16 are caring for relatives with mental health problems, and many of them are struggling to cope with the burden.
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Asylum seekers face new mental illness

Asylum seekers face new mental illness | Mental Health, Autism and Disability Care in Australia & New Zealand | Scoop.it
AUSTRALIAN researchers have identified a mental health syndrome they say is unique to asylum seekers living in the community.
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Mental health patient kept in continuous seclusion

Mental health patient kept in continuous seclusion | Mental Health, Autism and Disability Care in Australia & New Zealand | Scoop.it
Ashley Peacock has spent fewer than 50 hours outside in the past year.
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Autistic children lose educational assistance in Victoria

Autistic children lose educational assistance in Victoria | Mental Health, Autism and Disability Care in Australia & New Zealand | Scoop.it
Changes to the Victorian State Government’s program for students with disabilities mean many autistic children don't qualify for assistance.
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Health of carers suffering: report - Nursing Review

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Mental health fight heats up - Local News - News - General - Latrobe Valley Express

Mental health fight heats up - Local News - News - General - Latrobe Valley Express | Mental Health, Autism and Disability Care in Australia & New Zealand | Scoop.it
THE fight for improved mental health funding and staffing levels is set to intensify, according to unions.
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