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Assessing the risk of cerebral palsy in children born after assisted conception - The role of multiple pregnancy and preterm delivery

For more than three decades, assisted reproductive techniques (ART) have been used as effective treatments to overcome infertility. Since then, numerous studies have been focused on different...

Australian experiences with accessibility policies post the Sydney olympic games

This paper reviews the current online accessibility policies and guidelines of federal and state governments in Australia and contrasts these positions with the high levels of accessibility expected in the future in the banking, education, legal and multimedia sectors.

Beyond compliance: ACE and the disability standards for education in 2005

This article evaluates the place of people with a disability in adult and community education (ACE) , and then reviews some of the provisions of the Standards as they relate to student support.

Capturing the True Value of Assistive Technologies to Consumers in Routine Outcome Measurement

(1) Background: Recent reforms in Australia, providing people with disability and older people with choice and control over allocated funding, have altered consumer expectations and transformed...

Caring for people with a mental disability at home: Australian carers’ perceptions of service provision

This paper shows carer perceptions of the adequacy of assistance. The findings show that people with mental and severe disability are more likely to think that they received inadequate service.

Choice, control and the NDIS

Melbourne Social Equity Institute has released Choice, Control and the NDIS: NDIS Service users’ perspectives on having choice and control in the new National Disability Insurance Scheme.

Coercive Community Treatment in Mental Health: An Idea Whose Time Has Passed?

Community treatment orders (CTOs) emerged in the 1970s as an innovative, "less restrictive" alternative to involuntary inpatient orders for people with chronic and severe mental illness. Now,...

Collaboration as a Strategic Service in Government Online Communities

This study investigates strategic innovation changes designed to facilitate collaboration among online communities in NSW.

Collaborative action across health and education sectors for inclusion of children with disabilities in education: establishing a policy vision and research agenda in Yogyakarta, Indonesia

This policy bulletin identifies strengths and a gaps, makes policy recommendations, and offers direction for the development of collaborative practices to support Yogyakarta, Indonesia as a model laboratory for developing inclusive education.

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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...