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Barriers and enablers to the use of evidence based practice (EBP) by speech pathologists working for Ageing Disability and Home Care (NSW)

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY ; ;What is Evidence-Based Practice? ; ;Evidence-based practice (EBP) is a clinical framework that makes use of ;current empirical evidence, in conjunction with individual...

Barriers and facilitators to mobile phone use for people with aphasia

Purpose: Mobile phone use increases social participation. People with the communication disorder of aphasia are disadvantaged in the use of information and communication technology such as mobile...

Barriers and promoters of participation in facilitated peer support groups for carers of children with special needs

BACKGROUND: Social support is essential for physical and mental health and well-being. Evidence indicates that social and peer support is particularly important and beneficial for the well-being...

Barriers to breast cancer screening in Australia: experiences of women with physical disabilities

AIMS AND OBJECTIVES: To explore the experiences of breast cancer screening for women with physical disabilities.;BACKGROUND: Despite women with disabilities having the same or greater risk of...

Barriers to sexual health provision for people with intellectual disability: A disability service provider and clinician perspective

Background: Sexual health remains one of the most overlooked areas of life for people with intellectual disability. In recent years there has been an increasing expectation that this issue will be...

Becoming disabled: The association between disability onset in younger adults and subsequent changes in productive engagement, social support, financial hardship and subjective wellbeing

BACKGROUND: Very few population-based studies have investigated the association between the onset of health conditions/impairments associated with disability and subsequent well-being.;OBJECTIVE:...

Becoming multimodal authors: Pre-service teachers' interventions to support young children with autism

The purpose of this artic le is to describe two case studies of classroom-based teaching interventions, conducted by final-year pre-service teachers, which were successful in assisting young...

Behavior Problems Increase Costs of Care of Children with Intellectual Disabilities

It is well known that communities face high costs in the care of individuals with intellectual disability (ID). Factors that influence those costs are less well studied.

Being different in public

In this article, the phrase ‘being different in public’ is used to think about people with disabilities in public culture. I argue for the cultural value of disability in an era of austerity...

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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...