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More information and understanding needed about the autism spectrum

The autism spectrum is a complex, individual condition that is caused by different development of the brain. Children and adolescents …

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Children who seek protection must also be allowed to be children

Every year, hundreds of children seek international protection in Finland. Some arrive with their parents, some with relatives, and some …

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Art and culture are part of a good childhood and youth

Art is inherent in children. When children and young people get enthusiastic about experiencing and making art and culture, the …

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Mental health matters from an early age

“What emotions does a child evoke in you? What kind of parent would you like to be for your child? …

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What happened to after-school clubs?

I was born in the 1980s, which means that I started school in the 1990s, in the thick of the …

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COVID-19 has considerable generational effects

At the end of May 2020, the Ministry of Social Affairs and Health appointed a working group to assist in …