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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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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.

Read more on Raising Children Network website

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.

Read more on beyondblue website

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.

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

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.

Read more on Australasian College of Dermatologists website

Gaming and Childhood Development | myVMC

In recent years, there has been an explosion in the number of games, both console games and online games. The effects of these gaming activities on childhood development and the subsequent adulthood consequences remain largely unknown.

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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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Nutrition in Adolescent Girls | myVMC

Adolescence is the transition period between childhood and adulthood, typically between the ages of 10 and 13 years in girls. Adolescence is characterised by the growth spurt, a period of rapid growth. During this time, physical changes affect the body's nutritional needs, while changes in one's lifestyle may affect eating habits and food choices.

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