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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...

Choice and control: how involved are people with epilepsy and their families in the management of their epilepsy? Results from an Australian survey in the disability sector

This study explored the extent to which people with epilepsy and their families have choice and control over the management of their epilepsy and the support provided in the Australian 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...

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...

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.

Comorbidity and labor force activity among people with psychiatric disorders

This study attempted to examine how comorbidity impacted on labour force participation. It found that comorbidity influences labour force activities. People with psychiatric disorders and comorbidity profiles need intensive vocational services.

Conceptualizing inclusive research with people with intellectual disability

BACKGROUND: The inclusion of people with intellectual disability in research is a common requirement of research funding. Little conceptual clarity is available to guide the conduct of inclusive...

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.

Creating communicatively accessible healthcare environments: Perceptions of speech-language pathologists

There is a growing body of research that indicates that a person with a communication disability communicates and participates more effectively given a communicatively accessible environment. If...

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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...