Music improves social communication in autistic children

Engaging in musical activities such as singing and playing instruments in one-on-one therapy can improve autistic children’s social communication skills

Gender inequality could be driving the deaths of girls under 5

Levels of gender inequality across the world are associated with disproportionate death rates among girls under five years old

Children with autism, developmental delays nearly 50% more likely to be overweight

A new study by researchers at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP), the University of Pennsylvania.

Poorest areas in England infested with Fast Food outlets

New figures from Public Health England (PHE) reveal England’s poorest areas are fast food hotspots,.

Warning follows report into online child sexual abuse risk

If the public are serious about wanting to protect children from online sexual abuse more.

Access to high performing schools in England has become more geographically unequal finds @EduPolicyInst

A new report by the Education Policy Institute, Access to high performing schools in England, looked at.

World’s 1st Testicular Cancer App is launched & it’s achingly simple

The first, simple to use, step-by-step “check yourself” testicular cancer app has been launched today.

Cuts to mental health services putting young people at risk, say experts

Funding cuts and austerity measures are damaging young people’s access to mental health services, with.

Children who skip breakfast may not be getting recommended nutrients

A study by researchers at King’s College London has found that children who skip breakfast.

A raging trip to get to school

School children in the Northern India region of Himachal face a deadly, raging daily river crossing.