Autism spectrum disorder (ASD)
Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is a developmental disability that causes a complex range of behavioural symptoms. ASD may be mild, moderate or severe.
Asperger’s syndrome was the name given to a lifelong developmental disability that affects how people perceive the world and interact with others.
Fragile X syndrome
Fragile X causes intellectual disability, behavioural and learning difficulties, and physical problems. It’s the commonest genetic cause of autism.
Why you should take your dog to work
Pets can be loyal, loveable – and good for your health. That’s why, on International Take Your Dog to Work Day, people take their canine friends to the office.
Water safety isn't just swimming between the flags
When you think of water safety, you might think of young children. But adults with pre-existing medical conditions and those 'under the influence' are also at risk.
Oxytocin is a hormone that makes you feel love and trust. Understand the role of oxytocin and find out if you can adjust the levels of this hormone in your body.
Apraxia of speech
Apraxia of speech is a speech disorder that makes it difficult to move the mouth to produce sounds and words. Find out how a speech therapist can often help the person’s speech improve.
What do paediatricians do?
Paediatricians diagnose, treat and provide care for babies, kids and teenagers. They deal with illnesses and children’s physical, mental and behavioural development.
Healthy things to do with your kids these school holidays
Check out these healthy activity ideas if you're struggling to find things to do with your children these school holidays.
Irritability and feeling on edge
Occasional irritability is normal, but if you feel unusually irritable or on edge all the time, it may be a symptom of a physical or mental health disorder.