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Media Access Australia

Media Access Australia reports on social media tools for people with disability, their accessibility issues, and how best to overcome accessibility challenges using a variety of web and mobile solutions.

Media Coverage of Sport for Athletes with Intellectual Disabilities: The 2010 Special Olympics Nat Ional 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.

Modeling community-based, self-help mental health rehabilitation reform

This article sought to 1) identify self attributes among those living with intellectual disability, 2) identify how these attributes can be used to inform individual and group rehabilitation programs, 3) explore engagement with 'the system'.

Modification of motivational interviewing for use with people with mild intellectual disability and challenging behaviour

Background Motivational interviewing is a promising method to increase treatment motivation for people with mild intellectual disability and challenging behaviour. The purpose of the present study...

Motor severity in children with cerebral palsy studied in a high-resource and low-resource country

OBJECTIVES: To compare the patterns of motor type and gross motor functional severity in preschool-aged children with cerebral palsy (CP) in Bangladesh and Australia.;METHODS: We used comparison...

My life as a budget item: disability, budget priorities and poverty in Tasmania

This study explored the circumstances of Tasmanians with disabilities of working age living on low incomes in 2005-06.

National Centre for Student Equity in Higher Education

NCSEHE’s purpose is to inform public policy design and implementation, and institutional practice, in order to improve higher education participation and success for marginalised and disadvantaged people.

Older disabled workers' perceptions of volunteering

The aim of this study was to explore how older workers within supported employment settings perceived the opportunities for and barriers to volunteering.

Overcoming Indigenous disadvantage: key indicators 2003 report

In April 2002, the Council of Australian Governments commissioned the Steering Committee to produce a regular report against key indicators of Indigenous disadvantage. This report has an important...

People with intellectual and other cognitive disability in the criminal justice system

People with intellectual and other cognitive disability in the criminal justice system

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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...