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Predictors of specialist referral for developmental and behavioural problems in a Queensland urban Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community: a cross-sectional study

BACKGROUND: The prevalence of developmental and/or behavioural problems is greater among Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children, compared with their non-Indigenous counterparts. We aimed...

Professional issues for physiotherapists in family-centred and community-based settings

This article reports results from a qualitative study of physiotherapists in a primary health care setting in which a growing awareness of the family–centred approach accompanied the transition from an institutional structure to a predominantly community–based structure.

Proposed National Disability Insurance Scheme: Human Rights Analysis

This report critically examines the proposed National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS). It analyses the proposed recommendations of the NDIS from a human rights perspective.

Proposed National Disability Insurance Scheme: Human Rights Analysis

This report provides an analysis of the recommendations contained in the Productivity Commission Disability Care and Support Draft Report and key human rights principles that may arise with respect to varying rights conventions and declarations.

Reliability and validity of the revised Triple C: Checklist of Communicative Competencies for adults with severe and multiple disabilities

This article seeks to investigate the reliability and validity of a revised communication assessment tool for adults with severe disabilities. Overall, the revised tool provides a reliable means of gathering data.

Removing barriers to substantive equality : a case study of remedying disability discrimination complaints

Drawing on settlement agreements and decided cases from Queensland, this article examines how disability discrimination across a range of areas is remedied prior to hearing and by the tribunal.

Research Article | January 2012 Initial Development of the Health Promoting Activities Scale to Measure the Leisure Participation of Mothers of Children With Disabilities

This articles evaluates the Health Promoting Activities Scale (HPAS) as a psychometric tool to measure the frequency with which mothers participate in self-selected leisure activities that promote health and well-being.

Resilience, self-esteem and self-compassion in adults with spina bifida

STUDY DESIGN: Cross-sectional survey.;OBJECTIVES: To examine factors that may enhance and promote resilience in adults with spina bifida.

Rural and Remote Project: Video Conferencing for Case Conferences Report

A project which examined the use of video conferencing to conduct case conferences for children with a disability in rural and remote areas of NSW was conducted between August 2010 and June 2011.

Rural, regional and remote health: indicators of health status and determinants of health

This report is the second in an AIHW series, which reports on indicators of health from a regional and remote perspective including indicators of health status and determinants of health.

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