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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.

Media coverage of sport for athletes with intellectual disabilities: The 2010 Special Olympics National 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.The article explores some issues surrounding media coverage of sport for people with disabilities.

Mediating community participation: practice of support workers in initiating, facilitating or disrupting encounters between people with and without intellectual disability

Promoting community participation for people with intellectual disability through encounters with strangers is an integral part of the mission of disability support workers. This paper explores what makes some staff practices more effective than others in promoting positive encounters with strangers

Medical Signbank as a Model for Sign Language Planning? A Review of Community Engagement

This paper reviews a sign language planning project conducted in Australia with deaf Auslan users. The Medical Signbank project utilised a cooperative language planning process to engage with the...

My Choice Matters evaluation - Interim report

My Choice Matters supports people with disability and their families to increase their skills, knowledge and confidence. This series of reports presents detailed program evaluations.

National Disability Strategy

The National Disability Strategy (the Strategy) sets out a ten year national plan for improving life for Australians with disability, their families and carers.

No pet or their person left behind: Increasing the disaster resilience of vulnerable groups through animal attachment, activities and networks

Increased vulnerability to natural disasters has been associated with particular groups in the community. This includes those who are considered de facto vulnerable (children, older people, those...

Outcomes of participation objective, participation subjective (POPS) measure following traumatic brain injury

This article aims to investigate the participation of adults living with traumatic brain injury in regional and rural NSW as measured by the Participation Objective Participation Subjective (POPS) measure.

Overcoming Indigenous Disadvantage: Key Indicators 2003

This report assesses programmes and interventions against some key indicators of Indigenous disadvantage in Australia.

Perspectives of carers of people with intellectual disability accessing general practice: “I'd travel to the ends of the earth for the right person”

Background: Informal carers often play an integral role in the lives of people with intellectual disability (ID) residing in the community. In this study, we explored the extent to which carers of...

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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...