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Prevalence of fetal alcohol syndrome in a population-based sample of children living in remote Australia: The Lililwan Project

Aim: Aboriginal leaders concerned about high rates of alcohol use in pregnancy invited researchers to determine the prevalence of fetal alcohol syndrome (FAS) and partial fetal alcohol syndrome...

Promoting the ideals of integration and diversity: media coverage of Special Olympics Australia

Australia's media organisations have long had an obsession with the exploits of our sporting 'champions', both on and off the field. This coverage is often said to be a response to the demands of...

Promoting the ideals of integration and diversity. Media coverage of Special Olympics Australia

This paper explores the extent to which the media covers sports in which people with an intellectual disability are involved.

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.

Providing support for decision making to adults with intellectual disability: Perspectives of family members and workers in disability support services

This study aimed to understand the experiences of family members and disability support workers in providing support to adults with intellectual disability in Victoria, Australia.

Reforming Disability Policy: From Charity and Welfare to Social Insurance and Investment

16th Oswald Barnett Oration (21 October 2010), Reforming Disability Policy: From Charity and Welfare to Social Insurance and Investment, Bruce Bonyhady AM, Chairman, Yooralla

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 the obstacles: Disability Access and the Arts (in Heritage Buildings)

A research report which reviews legislation and the issues related to providing access for arts services and other organisations located in heritage buildings.

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, 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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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...