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Mrs Anne Nilsen1, Mrs Nicole  Hunt2, Mrs Christine Bewetz3, Ms Carrie-Anne Crannage4 1Ngala Community Services, Kwinana, Australia, 2Connecting Community for Kids, Kwinana, Australia, 3Leda Primary School, Kwinana, Australia, 4Goodstart Early Learning Parmelia, Kwinana, Australia The 2018 Australian Early Development Census...
  • January 27, 2021
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Miss Brittany Mann1,2 1Telethon Kids Institute, Subiaco, Australia, 2The University of Western Australia, Crawley, Australia Siblings of individuals with neurodevelopmental conditions may experience joys and struggles associated with the sibling experience. Previous research has highlighted both the increased risk of...
  • January 27, 2021
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Ms Ruth Callaghan1, Ms Manik Gadre1,2 1Woodville Alliance, Fairfield, Australia, 2TAFE NSW, Australia AEDC data since 2009 has highlighted that an extremely high number of children in Fairfield LGA are developmentally vulnerable on many developmental domains. This disadvantage has continued...
  • January 27, 2021
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Ms Felicity Harris1, Professor Kimberlie Dean1,2, Associate Professor Kristin Laurens1,3, Dr Stacy Tzoumakis1,4, Professor Vaughan Carr1,5,6, Professor Melissa Green1,5 1University Of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia, 2Justice Health & Forensic Mental Network, Matraville, Australia, 3 School of Psychology and Counselling,...
  • January 27, 2021
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Mr Michael Hogan1 1Thriving Queensland Kids Partnership, Brisbane, Australia, 2ARACY, Canberra, Australia, 3Centre for Justice, QUT, Brisbane, Australia Introduction: Most Australian children thrive; but too many do not.  There is a pronounced and stubborn gap in key indicators in low...
  • January 27, 2021
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Dr Vicky Saunders1, Professor  Rachel Davey1, Professor  Margaret  Cargo1, Professor  Michelle Lincoln1, Assistant Professor  Jacqui McKechnie1, Associate Professor  Jane Herbert2, Professor  Christine Phillips3 1Health Research Institute, University Of Canberra, Canberra, Australia, 2University of Wollongong, Wollongong, Australia, 3Australian National University, Canberra,...
  • January 27, 2021
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Ms Liz Chapman1 1Tomorrow Today Foundation, Benalla, Australia   Children who live in disadvantaged communities do not do as well at school as children who live in more advantaged communities. Benalla in northeast Victoria is highly disadvantaged, sitting in the...
  • January 27, 2021
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Miss Jessica Anton1, Jennie Cusiter1, Ellen McKeown1, Jenny  Jesson2, Christine Skinner2, Sarina Leotta3, Debbie Winardi4, Cody  Gordon5, Andrea Giunta6, Pio Macri7 1South Western Sydney Local Health District (SWSLHD) Speech Pathology Department, Liverpool, Australia, 2SWS Links to Early Learning, Uniting Burnside,...
  • January 27, 2021
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Dr Gabrielle Hindmarsh1, Associate Professor Kristin Laurens1,2, Professor Ilan Katz3, Merran Butler4, Ms Felicity Harris1, Professor Vaughan Carr1,5,6, Professor Melissa Green1,6 1School of Psychiatry, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia, 2Queensland University of Technology (QUT), School of Psychology and...
  • January 27, 2021
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Myra  Geddes1, Dr Kate Liley1 1Goodstart Early Learning, Brisbane, Australia   There is a strong and positive relationship between pre-school attendance and children’s development at school entry as measured by the Australian Early Development Census (AEDC). This positive relationship is...
  • January 27, 2021
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