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    In the news: celebrate Children’s Week!

    National Children’s Week (18-26 Oct) celebrates the right of children to enjoy childhood. Why not enjoy childhood together with your child by planning some fun family activities? Read ideas.
     
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    Child-friendly movie reviews

    About two-thirds of parents who took our poll say our reviews influence ‘a lot’ the movies they let kids watch. Latest reviews: The Maze Runner, House of Magic, The Boxtrolls, One Direction: Where We Are.
     
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    New Children with ASD & Disability app

    This app for parents of children with autism spectrum disorder or a disability includes a handy services map tool for your area, information on funding and support, parents’ videos and more. Download from iTunes for iOS and Google Play for Android.
     
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    Let’s Read

    Let’s Read is an Australian program that supports families to share words, rhymes, songs, books and stories with their children. Resources include reading tips sheets and book suggestion sheets for ages 0-5. 
     
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    Baby cues videos

    Our video guide shows common baby cues to help you understand your baby’s body language.

     
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    Raising Children is now mobile

    Access expert-reviewed parenting information on the go with the Raising Children Network mobile site. Visit raisingchildren.net.au on your smartphone for all your favourite features and trusted information on hand anytime, anywhere. View a video demo
     
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    RCN and Web Accessibility Guidelines

    We’re upgrading our site to fit the Web Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.0. In doing this, our site will be accessible to more people with a wider range of disabilities.

     
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