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The Australian Centre for Philanthropy and Nonprofit Studies

The Australian Centre for Philanthropy and Nonprofit Studies (ACPNS) aims to bring to the community the benefits of teaching, research, technology and service relevant to philanthropic and nonprofit communities.

The Centre for Disability Research and Policy (CDRP) University of Sydney

The Centre for Disability Research and Policy at the University of Sydney was formally established in March 2012. The centre's director is Professor Gwynnyth Llewellyn.

The Contribution of Academic Skills to the Successful Inclusion of Children with Disabilities

This article seeks to explore the academic ability of children with intellectual disability compared to teacher ratings of success.

The effect of classical music on painting quality and classroom behaviour for students with severe intellectual disabilities in special schools

The effect of playing background music in classrooms in special schools is an understudied area. This research suggests that playing background music in classrooms can contribute to improving painting quality and students' behaviours in class.

The effect of conductive hearing loss on phonological awareness, reading and spelling of urban Aboriginal students

This study investigated differences in the phonological awareness, reading and spelling skills of Aboriginal children with and without otitis media with effusion (OME) and conductive hearing loss. Hearing loss screening programmes are recommended in schools of high Aboriginal enrolment.

The Experiences of Mothers Home Educating Their Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder

The number of families choosing to home educate their children with disabilities, including Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), has increased in Australia in recent years, however our knowledge about parent's experience of implementing such programmes is limited.

The funding of vocational education and training for students with disabilities

The aim of this study was to investigate how the vocational education and training system currently allocates funds to support students with a disability and what other funding models may provide more effective support.

The illusion of full-time inclusion: a national study on the practice and prevalence of a part-time model of inclusion for secondary-aged students with disabilities in special schools across Australia

This study obtained empirical evidence on the prevalence and structural features of part-time inclusion programs for secondary-aged students operating from Australian special schools.

The illusion of full-time inclusion: a national study on the practice and prevalence of a part-time model of inclusion for secondary-aged students with disabilities in special schools across Australia

This study reported on the prevalence and features of part-time inclusion programs for secondary-aged students operating from Australian special schools. The results indicate that part-time inclusion can be an effective program for a small number of students within these schools.

The International Society for Third-Sector Research (ISTR)

The International Society for Third-Sector Research (ISTR) is a major international association promoting research and education in the fields of civil society, philanthropy, and the nonprofit sector.

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