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Inclusion in Australia: What Teachers Say They Need and What School Psychologists Can Offer

This article examines the inclusion-related beliefs and perceived needs of primary teachers in Australia, and proposes ways that school psychologists can help meet these needs.

Intellectual disability in young people in custody in New South Wales, Australia - prevalence and markers

BACKGROUND: Intellectual disability (ID) is known to be more common in incarcerated groups, especially incarcerated youth. Aboriginal young people have higher rates of ID, and make up half of all...

International Disability Alliance

International Disability Alliance is a network of organisations of persons with disabilities and their families.

Iron deficiency in children with global developmental delay and autism spectrum disorder

AIM: To investigate the prevalence of and risk factors for iron deficiency in children with global developmental delay and/or autism spectrum disorder (ASD).;METHOD: A retrospective review was...

Journal of Disability Policy Studies (JDPS)

JDPS addresses compelling variable issues in ethics, policy and law related to individuals with disabilities.

Journal of Social Work in Disability & Rehabilitation

Quarterly journal covering issues such as disabilities and social policy, practice, research, and theory.

Just Fair

This report is the first comprehensive analysis of the extent to which the UK government is meeting its international obligations to realise the rights of disabled people in the austerity era.

Lungurra Ngoora--a pilot model of care for aged and disabled in a remote Aboriginal community--can it work?

This study explored the development and implementation of a locally designed community service model of care for older people, people with disability and/or mental health problems in remote Aboriginal Australia.

Mainstream, Inclusionary, and Convivial Places: Locating Encounters Between People with and Without Intellectual Disabilities

This paper considers the question of what places are most conducive for convivial encounters between people with and without disabilities.

Making Life Good in the Community: measures of resident outcomes and staff perceptions of the move from an institution

This report sets out the findings from that large-scale outcome survey that aimed to provide statistical indicators of changes to the quality of life of the former residents of KRS who moved to group homes in the community.

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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...