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Transport and communication

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This paper reports results from a trial on PICTURE IT - a communication training package designed for carers of adults with severe and multiple disabilities.

A preliminary investigation into the internal consistency and construct validity of the Triple C: Checklist of Communicative Competencies

This article seeks to investigate the overall consistency and validity of an assessment tool designed to assess the communicative skills of people with severe disabilities.

Australian Perspectives of the Use of the Internet by People Who Are Visually Impaired and Professionals Who Work with Them

Although a wealth of information is now available via the Internet, people with visual impairment experience significant barriers and difficulties.This study explored the experiences of people with vision impairment. It also examined the role of organisations working for people with vision problem.

Australian speech-language pathologists' perceptions and experiences of augmentative and alternative communication in early childhood intervention

This article seeks to explore the knowledge and perceptions of speech-language pathologists (SLPs) working with young children about augmentative and alternative communication (AAC), evidence-based practice, and barriers to such practice.

Breaking down the barriers: trying to convince the media that disability is newsworthy

Organisations working with people with an intellectual disability experience barriers in seeking media coverage. This paper presents some guidelines to break down the obstacles to receiving media publicity.

Communicating with Nurses: The Experiences of 10 Individuals with an Acquired Severe Communication Impairment

This study interviewed hospital patients who had no functional speech about their communication experiences with nurses.

Compendium of EBP Guidelines and Systematic Review

In the summer of 2005, staff of ASHA's National Center for Evidence-Based Practice in Communication Disorders (N-CEP) embarked upon a research project to identify and obtain clinical practice guidelines from all over the world related to audiology and/or speech-language pathology.

Disability, the use of aids and the role of the environment

This report provides a broad-scale picture of the association between disability and the environment in Australia, by providing information on some of the environmental factors important to people with disabilities in Australia.

Evaluating communication training for paid carers of people with traumatic brain injury

This paper aims to evaluate the effectiveness of a communication training programme for paid carers to improve their conversational interactions with people with traumatic brain injury (TBI).

Experiences of adults with complex communication needs receiving and using low tech AAC: An Australian context

This article seeks to investigate the experiences of adults with complex communication needs receiving low tech aided augmentative and communication (AAC) systems such as as pictures or charts. Overall, participants differed in using their AAC aids reflecting the benefits of multimodal options.

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