Positive Mental Health

RainbowSmart Encourages Positive Mental Health

Children’s Mental Health Week: How RainbowSmart Encourages Positive Mental Health

A 2017 study from Queen’s University Belfast found that autism awareness was higher amongst teenagers (80%) than for younger children (50%). Encouragingly, those that knew someone with autism generally reported positive and supportive attitudes. Though encouraging, the results from this study only draw upon a small sample of children, and of course the work to increase children’s awareness of autism never stops. This also applies to other developmental and learning disabilities – understanding is the key to a more inclusive

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