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The experiences of Australian parents with psychosis: The second Australian national survey of psychosis

This study outlines the parenting experiences of mothers and fathers who have sychosis.

The impact of child, family, and professional support characteristics on the quality of life in families of young children with disabilities

The aim of the current study was to examine the contribution of child, family, and support characteristics to the quality of life in families of young children with disabilities.

The social experiences of children with disability and the influence of environment: A framework for intervention

This paper explores the influence of environment on the quality of social experiences of children with disability in Sydney, Australia.

The use of information technology and mental health among older care-givers in Australia

This article seeks to explore the relationship between the use of the Internet and the mental health status of older care-givers in Australia.

They never see how hard it is to be me: Siblings' observations of strangers, peers and family

This paper analyses 676 contributions to a children's Internet sibling support site to understand the siblings of children with disabilities and their complex interactions with others.

This is My Home. Belonging, Disability and Diversity

This report uses a small focus group methodology to highlight some key themes surrounding people with disability from Non English Speaking Backgrounds, and promote further discussion on social inclusion for a range of diverse Australians.

Time for Work and Work Timing Among Married Couples Raising Children with Disabilities

Using Australian time-diary data, this study examines the effects of child disability on couples' work patterns.

We Belong Too

This report is a large-scale survey of adolescents with autism and their parents regarding their experiences and needs.

What Predicts the Use of Genetic Counseling Services After the Birth of a Child with Down Syndrome?

This article presents findings from a survey of families of children born with Down syndrome over 2 years in Victoria to find out whether they have used the government funded genetic counseling service and why.

Who cares? the cost of caring in Australia 2002 to 2005

This article seeks to explore the direct and indirect costs of care.

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