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Adulthood

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Transition to adulthood: teens with ASD | Raising Children Network

Planning can help teens with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) make the transition to adulthood. Read about making plans, setting goals and getting support.

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Asthma & Older Adults - National Asthma Council Australia

Older adults can have asthma too. Some people develop asthma for the first time in later adulthood. It is important to mention breath

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Mental health conditions in children

It's estimated that around one in seven Australian kids experience mental health difculties and about half of all serious mental health problems in adulthood begin before the age of 14.

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Mental health conditions in young people

One in four young Australians is currently experiencing a mental health condition. We also know that half of all mental health conditions in adulthood emerge by age 14, and three quarters by 24.

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Parenting and Child Health - Health Topics - Child development: 12-15 years

The early adolescent years are a time of rapid change physically, socially and emotionally. In all areas of life it is the beginning of your child's transition from childhood to adulthood and probably a bit of wandering in nobody's-land on the way.

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Horis naevus - ACD

Horis naevus presents as benign (harmless) blue-grey to gray-brown patchy and spotty pigmentation on the prominence of the cheeks. The condition usually appears in adulthood. It is most common in middle-aged Asian women.

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Developing friendships

Developing social skills in early childhood will help kids well into adulthood. You can help children develop these skills by being aware of what friendship and empathy skills theyre developing, and giving them a hand and some gentle coaching if theyre struggling with something.

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Parenting and Child Health - Health Topics - Chronic childhood illness managing the emotional impact

Sometimes children have an illness that is not 'curable' but continues on into adulthood. Coping with chronic childhood illness can be very difficult at first, not only for the child, but for the whole family. In addition to the child's physical health and medical needs, you need to manage the feelings that come with all the changes and health issues.

Read more on Women's and Children's Health Network website

Parenting and Child Health - Health Topics - Chronic childhood illness managing the emotional impact

Sometimes children have an illness that is not 'curable' but continues on into adulthood. Coping with chronic childhood illness can be very difficult at first, not only for the child, but for the whole family. In addition to the child's physical health and medical needs, you need to manage the feelings that come with all the changes and health issues.

Read more on Women's and Children's Health Network website

Why emotions matter

Emotional development is a complex process that begins in infancy and continues into adulthood. As kids grow and are exposed to different situations, their emotional lives also become more complex. Developing skills for managing a range of emotions is therefore really important for their emotional wellbeing.

Read more on beyondblue website

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