low income

Work-home conflicts affect both genders
Work-home conflicts affect both genders (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Contrary to stereotypes, it’s not only women who struggle to balance work and family responsibilities, according to a new report. In a review of more than 350 studies, researchers found that, overall, men and women reported similar levels of “work-family ... Read More »

Link between food allergies and childhood anxiety
Link between food allergies and childhood anxiety (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Researchers at Columbia University’s Mailman School of Public Health and Albert Einstein College of Medicine studied the link between food allergy and childhood anxiety and depression among a sample of predominantly low socioeconomic status minority children. The results showed that ... Read More »

One Year of High-Quality Early Education Improves Outcomes for Low-Income Infants, Toddlers
One Year of High-Quality Early Education Improves Outcomes for Low-Income Infants, Toddlers (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Children from low-income families are at substantial risk in terms of their social-emotional and academic skills at school entry, with fewer than half considered ready for school at age 5. A new study has found that infants and toddlers from ... Read More »

Initiative delivers benefits for at-risk students and families
Initiative delivers benefits for at-risk students and families (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

At-risk young people and their families benefit from a ground-breaking initiative across education, health and community service providers, according to recent Charles Sturt University (CSU) research. The evaluation of the innovative Family Referral Service (FRS) in Schools initiative in the ... Read More »

One in four Aussie kids under 10 has untreated tooth decay
One in four Aussie kids under 10 has untreated tooth decay (2 votes, average: 4.00 out of 5)

Results of a national oral health survey led by the University of Adelaide show that a quarter of all Australian children aged 10 and under has untreated tooth decay. The National Child Oral Health Survey 2012-2014 is the first population-based ... Read More »

Significant inequality faced by a third of Australian kids
Significant inequality faced by a third of Australian kids (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Associate Professor Gerry Redmond’s research for the Australian Child Wellbeing Project looked at thousands of young people. A Flinders University led survey of 5,400 students in 180 primary and secondary schools across Australia has found that young people from marginalised ... Read More »

Needs of low SES regional students
Needs of low SES regional students (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

A study into the learning and wellbeing needs of low socio-economic status students in regional Australia has received a $424,174 funding boost from the Australian Research Council’s 2015 Linkage Project scheme. The project is a collaboration between the University of ... Read More »

Low income families excluded from early childhood services
Low income families excluded from early childhood services (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Low income families value early childhood education highly, but the Productivity Commission draft report risks excluding them from services, UNSW research shows. Families at the Centre, a national study conducted by UNSW’s Social Policy Research Centre (SPRC) to be launched today, aims ... Read More »

Poverty influences children’s early brain development
Poverty influences children’s early brain development (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Poverty may have direct implications for important, early steps in the development of the brain, saddling children of low-income families with slower rates of growth in two key brain structures, according to researchers from the University of Wisconsin–Madison. By age ... Read More »

Balancing work and family life: Natasha’s young family battles for balance
Balancing work and family life: Natasha’s young family battles for balance (5 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

When starting a new family it is helpful to have a secure and steady income to rely on to cover all the expenses of daily life. But not all pregnancies wait until you’re financially ready. Sometimes they surprise you and ... Read More »

 
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