Southern Gazette (South Perth) - - Opinion -

par­tic­u­lar their sib­lings, of­ten have to make sac­ri­fices to fit in with the needs of a child on the autis­tic spec­trum,” he said.

“Events by Camp Autism en­able th­ese fam­i­lies to form sup­port net­works, less­en­ing their risk of feel­ing iso­lated.”

The WA Chil­dren's Week Awards are con­vened by Meer­ilinga and are a cel­e­bra­tion of child cre­ativ­ity. Re­gional win­ner of Health and Well­be­ing Award: Ger­ald­ton Pri­mary School. Com­mu­ni­ties Award for Re­gional Ser­vices: Bod­ding­ton Early Years Net­work. Meer­ilinga Vol­un­teer­ing Award: Corinne Scud­der WA Chil­dren’s Week ART Awards Win­ner group, Kinder­garten – Year 6: Cherry Court, Bug­gles In­di­vid­ual Win­ner, pre-pri­mary – Year 3: Macken­zie Guppy, Bur­ren­dah PS In­di­vid­ual Win­ner, Yolande Frank Years 4– 6: Anika Vr­zovski, Perth Col­lege Peo­ple’s Choice: Ruby Stock­den

Pic­ture: Jon Hew­son­mu­ni­ d445711

Zoo ranger Mag­nus, act­ing Com­mis­sioner for Chil­dren and Young Peo­ple Jenni Perkins, Com­mis­sioner's Choice Art Award 2015 win­ner Me­gan Schutte and Fairy Queen Car­o­line, Am­bas­sador of WA Chil­dren's Week.

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