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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...

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.

Cognitive and clinical indicators of employment assistance needs from a national survey of individuals living with psychosis

Objective: The aim of this secondary analysis was to explore global functioning, course of illness (the number of episodes since onset and the degree of recovery between episodes), duration of...

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-based vocational rehabilitation: Effectiveness and cost impact of a proposed program model

This article seeks to explore the impact of an innovative community-based vocational rehabilitation program for participants with schizophrenia or schizoaffective disorder.

Comorbid physical health conditions hinder employment among people with psychiatric disabilities

This paper examined whether physical health conditions hinder employment for people with psychiatric disabilities. Comorbid physical conditions were negatively associated with employment status.

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.

Contemporary disability employment policy in Australia: how can it best support transitions from Welfare to Work?

This article examines current government policy initiatives and their possible implications and the interface between disability employment services and the Job Network.

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...