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A scan of disadvantage in Queensland 2010

The report demonstrates that disadvantage persists in Queensland and that responses to disadvantage need to address the spatial patterns that are evident. Some people experiencing multiple indicators of disadvantage live in areas where this experience is more widespread.

A scan of disadvantage in Queensland 2010 : from analysis to innovation in place-based practice

The report demonstrates that disadvantage persists in Queensland and that responses to disadvantage need to address the spatial patterns that are evident. Some people experiencing multiple...

A Systematic Review of Clinimetric Properties of Measurements of Motivation for Children Aged 5-16 Years with a Physical Disability or Motor Delay

The purpose of this systematical review was to appraise the clinimetric properties of measures of motivation in children aged 5-16 years with a physical disability or motor delay. Six electronic...

Addressing ableism in workplace policies and practices: The case for disability standards in employment

In Australia, the issue of disability in the workplace is on the policy agenda. The National Disability Strategy (2010-2020) sets out a broad policy framework for improving the lives of persons...

An evaluation of the performance of the WISC-IV eight-subtest short form with children who may have an intellectual disability

Background There has been only limited research into the psychometric properties of short-form intellectual assessments when used with children who may have an intellectual disability (ID). The...

An inclusive research approach to exploring the experiences of people with intellectual disabilities at work

This paper adopts an inclusive research approach to explore the experiences of people with intellectual disabilities at work.

Assistive Technology in Australia: Integrating theory and evidence into action

BACKGROUND: Occupational therapists use a range of strategies to influence the relationship between person, environment and occupation and facilitate people's participation and inclusion in...

Augmentative and Alternative Communication Supports for Adults with Autism Spectrum Disorders

Many adults with autism spectrum disorders have complex communication needs and may benefit from the use of augmentative and alternative communication. However, there is a lack of research...

Australia's Individualised Disability Funding Packages: When Do They Provide Greater Choice and Opportunity?

Australia's new National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) uses individualised funding packages instead of traditional block-funded disability services to support people with disability. The NDIS...

Australia's welfare 2001

Australia's Welfare is the most comprehensive and authoritative source of national information on welfare services in Australia.

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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...