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Adaption of an Interview-based Protocol to Examine Close Relationships between Children with Developmental Disabilities and Peers

The purpose of this study was to determine whether an interview protocol, based on the Friendship Quality Questionnaire, could be adapted to examine the close relationships of children with...

Adaptive Function in Preschoolers in Relation to Developmental Delay and Diagnosis of Autism Spectrum Disorders: Insights from a Clinical Sample

This study aims to explore the relationship between developmental ability, autism and adaptive skills in preschoolers. Adaptive function was assessed in 152 preschoolers with autism, with and...

Adaptive functioning in Williams syndrome and its relation to demographic variables and family environment

This study assessed adaptive functioning in children and adults with Williams syndrome. The aims were to: (1) profile adaptive functioning; (2) investigate the relationship between adaptive...

Addressing ableism in workplace policies and practices: The case for disability standards in employment

In Australia, the issue of disability in the workplace is on the policy agenda. The National Disability Strategy (2010-2020) sets out a broad policy framework for improving the lives of persons...

Administrative policies and educational practices in delivering educational programs to students with intellectual disabilities in rural schools in New South Wales

This thesis reports on a study the main aim of which was to investigate the delivery of education programs to students with intellectual disabilities in rural public schools in New South Wales in...

Adult children of parents with mental illness: Losing oneself. Who am I?

There is a limited body of research that focuses on experiences of families of people with mental illness. While the body of knowledge concerning children of parents with mental illness is...

Adult Interpretations of Communicative Behavior in Learners with Rett Syndrome

This study examined adults' interpretations of the communicative functions of "potential" communicative acts as defined by Sigafoos, et al. (2009) produced by individuals with Rett Syndrome (RTT)....

Adults with intellectual disability in regional Australia: incidence of disability and provision of accommodation support to their ageing carers

Objective: This project aimed to identify a population of adults with intellectual disability and their carers in a defined regional area of Australia to determine their prevalence in this...

Adults with severe intellectual disability: communication partners and modes

Communication for people with severe intellectual disabilities (ID) varies according to their communication partners and the modalities used. Until recently, there has been no systematic way of...

Ageing in Place: Impacts of Ageing on Accommodation Services Review

Executive Summary ;Introduction and Background ;Ageing, Disability and Home Care (ADHC,) has commissioned the Ageing in Place (AIP) project as part ;of its Priority Initiative Further develop the S...

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Research to Action Guides

  • A Guide for disability practitioners, schools, employers and young people looking to make the transition from school to employment in Australia....
  • The Culturally Proficient Service Delivery Research to Action Guide has been developed to assist in the provision of accessible, appropriate and effective disab...