1. School Age

Development

How do you talk to kids about bodies, babies and sex?
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    Want to know about child development at 5-6 years? This essential guide explains your child’s thinking, feeling, language, physical development and more.

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    Here’s all you need to know about language delay in children – what causes language delay, how to spot language delay signs, and when and where to get help.

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    This parents’ guide to the Australian Early Development Census (AEDC) covers data collection, privacy protection and use of results.

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    School-age children are often curious about bodies, and more private about their own bodies. It can help to know about normal sexual behaviour at this age.

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    Creative activities and creative play have big roles in school-age learning and development. Read how drama, music, dance and art nurture imagination.

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