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Food aversions vs. nutritious diet: How can parents of children with autism encourage healthy eating?

Food aversions vs. nutritious diet: How can parents of children with autism encourage healthy eating? As any parent or carer of a child with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is well aware, raising a child with behavioural issues can be extremely[...]

Rebecca Thorpe, Occupational Therapist

Kids Are Kids! are thrilled to welcome Rebecca, Occupational Therapist, to the team. Rebecca graduated with honours from Edith Cowan University in 2016. Since graduating Rebecca has worked with both children and adolescents with disability, working with families to help[...]

Working Together to Help Children with Disabilities

Stefan and Ashleigh are the wonderful, loving and dedicated Perth parents of two beautiful boys. Their son, Miles, has a rare syndrome called 49XXXXY Syndrome, a type of chromosome abnormality characterised by the presence of 3 extra X chromosomes in males. The[...]

Claire Nulsen, Clinical Psychologist

Kids Are Kids! welcome Claire to the team. Claire is a Clinical Psychologist who has worked with children, adolescents and families addressing issues including anxiety, anger, challenging behaviour, obsessive-compulsive disorder, emotion regulation, adjustment difficulties, attachment issues, and family relationship issues.[...]

New Program in Perth Improving Lives for Children with Autism

Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) face many challenges throughout their life.  Many day to day tasks that other children take for granted are overwhelming and considerably more difficult for children with ASD due to the different ways they process[...]

Grace Gives Voting Open Now

Kids Are Kids! has the opportunity to be granted $10,000 from the Grace Gives community grant program. The funds would greatly assist in the development and implementation of a new seminar series, Power to Parents, aimed at providing parents with[...]

Claire Mitchell, Clinical Psychologist Registrar

Kids Are Kids! welcome Claire Mitchell, Clinical Psychologist Registrar, to the team. Claire completed Bachelor of Science (Honours) degree in Psychology in 2013 and her Postgraduate studies included a Master of Clinical Psychology/Doctor of Philosophy in 2018. Claire has undertaken[...]

Catherine Robinson, Occupational Therapist

Kids Are Kids! welcomed Catherine to the team recently. Catherine graduated with honours from Curtin University in 2017. She brings a variety of experience working with children including a support worker role providing respite care for children with autism, volunteering[...]

Bianca Speranza, Speech Pathologist

Kids Are Kids! welcome Bianca to the team. Bianca graduated from Curtin University in 2017 and prior to this, worked for seven years as an Education Assistant in a Primary School. Throughout the years, she has worked with children between the[...]

LiteGait Treadmill Keeps Ava on the Move.

Ava is a happy 6 year old girl who adores her big sister Emily and her parents Kristen and Shaun. Her mother, Kristen, describes Ava as a funny and cheeky little girl who has so much love to give, anyone[...]
Register Your Interest ActiveAte for 2019

ActiveAte program for kids with ASD is designed to create health and well-being through fun physical activity and mealtime strategies developed by Kids Are Kids! Read more about the program here