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Disability, Ageing and Carers, Australia: Summary of Findings, 2012

The Australian Bureau of Statistics produces the Survey of Disability, Ageing and Carers (SDAC). SDAC is the most reliable source on the prevalence of disability in Australia.

Disability, caregiving and interpellation: migrant and non-migrant families of children with disabilities in urban Australia

This paper examines how migration status and carer responsibilities influenced experiences of parents who had cared for children with disabilities.

Diverse Strategies for Diverse Carers: The Cultural Context of Family Carers in NSW

This project explored the everyday caring experiences of 34 carers from CALD backgrounds and 8 from Anglo-Australian backgrounds through a process of cultural research.

Efficacy of Stepping Stones Triple P Plus a Stress Management Adjunct for Parents of Children with an Acquired Brain Injury: The Protocol of a Randomised Controlled Trial

This is a protocol which describes a wait-list randomised controlled trial of a behavioural family intervention plus a parent stress management programme for paediatric Paediatric acquired brain injury (ABI).

End‐of‐life care and dying: issues raised by staff supporting older people with intellectual disability in community living services

This study explores the status of end-of-life care and dying of people with intellectual disability. End-of-life care entails complex interaction between the dying person and carers, other clients, health service providers and family members.

Evaluating Diagnostic tools in the Assessment of Autism and Parental Experiences of the Assessment and Diagnostic Process

This study examined the validity of the Gilliam Autism Rating Scale (GARS), in a sample of 26 children presenting for assessment with and without concerns about autism disorder. The study also surveyed parent experiences of the assessment and diagnostic process.

Evaluation of four autism early childhood intervention programs

This paper evaluates four Autism Early Childhood Intervention programs delivered in four ADHC regions between 1 July 2008 and 30 June 2012.

Experiences of supporting people with Down syndrome and Alzheimer's disease in aged care and family environments

The aim of this study was to gain a greater understanding of these processes by exploring the experiences of families and carers in supporting people with Down syndrome and Alzheimer's disease who had lived most or all of their lives with family.

Exploring the Perception of Asperger's Disorder

This article seeks to explore how Asperger's disorder is perceived by Australian health and education staff, parents of children diagnosed with Asperger's disorder and community members.

Family Services and Community Services Client Satisfaction Survey Disability Gateway Services: Summary Report June 2012

This is a formal evaluation of the Baptcare Disability Gateway Model which aims to provide a single access point for individual, agencies, services and professionals to obtain information and advice in relation to family support and specialist disability services in Tasmania.

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