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Children and disability: Constructions, implications and change

In the arena of disability, disabled children and young people continue to be positioned in a variety of ways with some of these affording opportunities and others continuing to focus on deficit...

Children's Health and Parental Labour Supply

This paper investigates the relationship between childrens long-term health problems and parental labour supply using the 2004, 2006 and 2008 Longitudinal Study of Australian Children (LSAC). The...

Chronic diseases and labour force participation in Australia

This study examined the impact of several chronic diseases such as diabetes and mental illnesses on the probability of labour force participation in Australia. The effects of the chronic conditions on economic participation differed by gender and age groups.

Clinicians’ use of sexual knowledge assessment tools for people with intellectual disability

Background Many people with intellectual disability have limited sexual knowledge. Several assessment tools have been developed to assess the sexual knowledge of people with intellectual disability.

Collaborating with consumers: the key to achieving statutory notification for birth defects and cerebral palsy in Western Australia

INTRODUCTION: The Western Australian Birth Defects Registry and the Western Australian Cerebral Palsy Register used multiple sources of voluntary notification without consent and have a high level...

Communication restrictions - The experience of people with a disability in the community

This data briefing explores the relationship between communication restrictions and other outcomes for people with a disability.

Community integration outcomes of people with spinal cord injury and multiple matched controls: A pilot study

Background/aim: Australia's National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) is designed to influence home, social and economic participation for Scheme participants. Given the major disability reform...

Consumer-identified barriers and strategies for optimizing technology use in the workplace

This article explores the experiences of 26 assistive technology (AT) users having a range of physical impairments as they optimized their use of technology in the workplace.

Dads care too! Participation in paid employment and experiences of workplace flexibility for Australian fathers caring for children and young adults with disabilities

This study uses Australian survey data to explore whether caring for children and young people with disabilities affects paid employment participation of fathers who identify as the secondary...

Day occupation is associated with psychopathology for adolescents and young adults with down syndrome

Background: Young adults with Down syndrome experience increased rates of emotional and behavioural problems compared with the general population. Most adolescents with Down syndrome living in...

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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...