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Equity in education: signed language and the courts

This article examines several legal cases in Canada, the USA, and Australia involving signed language in education for Deaf students.

Expressive communication of children with autism: the use of challenging behaviour

This article presents the findings on a study which investigates challenging behaviour among Australian and Taiwanese children with autism.

Locator Tones for Pedestrian Signals

This research was undertaken to determine the effect of locator tone repetition rate on efficiency of visually impaired persons' location of the push-button pole.

Media coverage of sport for athletes with intellectual disabilities: The 2010 Special Olympics National Games examined

In April 2010, Adelaide hosted the IXth national Special Olympics – a sporting event for athletes with intellectual disabilities. This article explores how the print media covered the Games.The article explores some issues surrounding media coverage of sport for people with disabilities.

Naturalistic observations of elicited expressive communication of children with autism: an analysis of teacher instructions

This study observed expressive communication of 17 Australian and 15 Taiwanese children with autism who were mute or had limited spoken language during 2 hour regular school routines and analyzed teacher instructions associated with elicited expressive communication.

Perceptions of School by Two Teenage Boys with Asperger Syndrome and their Mothers: A Qualitative Study

This qualitative study aimed to develop an understanding of the challenges faced by teenage boys with Asperger syndrome and their mothers.

Picture-book reading as an intervention to teach the use of line drawings for communication with students with severe intellectual disabilities

This study reports on a group intervention using a semiscripted book reading routine implemented by a teacher in a classroom for students with severe intellectual disabilities.

Police perceptions of interviews involving children with intellectual disabilities : a qualitative inquiry

This study employed a qualitative method to explore the challenges of police officers when interviewing children with intellectual disabilities.

Recognition and use of line drawings by children with severe intellectual disabilities: The effects of color and outline shape

This study investigated the effects of the match between color and shape of line drawings and the objects represented on drawing recognition and use.

Reliability and validity of the revised Triple C: Checklist of Communicative Competencies for adults with severe and multiple disabilities

This article seeks to investigate the reliability and validity of a revised communication assessment tool for adults with severe disabilities. Overall, the revised tool provides a reliable means of gathering data.

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