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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.

MERRC-TAC Linkage Report: Identifying different patterns of outcomes and their predictors

An international collaboration identifying community participation outcomes for people following traumatic brain injury.

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.

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 Disability Agreement

The National Disability Agreement, introduced by the Council of Australian Governments in 2009, is a high level agreement between the Australian and state and territory governments for the provision of disability services for people with disability.

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 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

This report outlines the key findings of a research project on individuals whose mental health disorders and cognitive disability (MHDCD) diagnoses

are known and have been in prison.

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...