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“They'll tell us when to evacuate”: The experiences and expectations of disaster-related communication in vulnerable groups

Effective communicative processes and practices are widely regarded as core to natural disaster management. However there is some evidence that some groups may have different communicative needs...

“We feel left out”: Experiences of social inclusion from the perspective of young adults with intellectual disability

Background Few studies discuss social inclusion from the voice and perspective of young adults with intellectual disability who have been lifelong recipients of individualised community-based...

A ‘fair go’ on Australian beaches

Equality of opportunity is an ideal not always realized in community sport settings. This research explores if the symbolic notion of a ‘fair go’ can be enabled, and if so how participation...

A balancing act: Children's experience of modified constraint-induced movement therapy

Objective: This qualitative study explored the experiences of children participating in modified constraint-induced movement therapy (CIMT) within a circus-themed day camp. Methods: Individual...

A behavioural intervention increases physical activity in people with subacute spinal cord injury: a randomised trial

Questions: For people with subacute spinal cord injury, does rehabilitation that is reinforced with the addition of a behavioural intervention to promote physical activity lead to a more active...

A case study about the supported participation of older men with lifelong disability at Australian community-based Men's Sheds

Background This article presents an insight into the supported participation of older men with a lifelong disability in community Men's Sheds. We draw on a subsample of men from a 3-year study...

A Case Study of an Adult Learner with ASD and ADHD in an Undergraduate Online Learning Environment

The contemporary need for older workers to participate in education and training programs to increase their employability has exposed many of them to learning opportunities involving online...

A 'chronic disorder' health-care model for children with complex developmental disorders

OBJECTIVES: To conceptualize, develop and evaluate a 'chronic disorder' clinical model of health services for children with 'low-severity' developmental disorders assessed and treated within a...

A collaborative group method of inclusive research

BACKGROUND: Funding bodies in Australia and the United Kingdom require research on issues that affect the lives of people with intellectual disability to be inclusive. Debate continues about the...

A Communitarian Theory of the Education Rights of Students with Disabilities

There is a lack of writing on the issue of the education rights of people with disabilities by authors of any theoretical persuasion. While the deficiency of theory may be explained by a variety...

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