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Authentic Pedagogy and Students with Severe Disabilities

This paper explored the application of the New South Wales (NSW) model of pedagogy, derived from authentic pedagogy, to the education of students with severe intellectual disabilities. The project...

Being different in public

In this article, the phrase ‘being different in public’ is used to think about people with disabilities in public culture. I argue for the cultural value of disability in an era of austerity...

Beliefs, Practices, and Expectations of Oral Teachers of the Deaf

This study investigated the beliefs and practices of 28 teachers of the deaf about their practices.

Building a Model of Support for Preschool Children with Speech and Language Disorders

Speech and language disorders impede young children's abilities to communicate and are often associated with a number of behavioural problems arising in the preschool classroom. This paper reports...

Building access for people with intellectual disability, dubious past, uncertain future

Purpose – The purpose of this paper is to report on the under-representation of people with intellectual disability (ID) in Australian building guidelines. It presents a view about causes of this...

Case Reflections on Communication Support for Students with Multiple and Severe Disability in Australian General Classrooms

This paper provides a descriptive narrative on some recent research processes and outcomes in general classrooms in Australia that include students with multiple and severe disability. A...

Category Politics: Deaf Students' Inclusion in the "Hearing University"

This article seeks to examine the accounts of two deaf teacher education students and analyse their experiences of higher education.

Centre for Disability Research (CeDR), Lancaster University, UK

The Centre for Disability Research (CeDR) is a specialist research grouping that promotes and conducts high quality interdisciplinary research and research-led teaching about disability.

Centre for Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities

The Centre undertakes multi-disciplinary research and evaluation projects to inform the development and organisation of policy and services for people with disabilities nationally and internationally.

Changing student teachers’ attitudes towards disability and inclusion

The study illustrated the value of combining information‐based instruction with structured fieldwork experiences in changing attitudes towards disability and inclusion.

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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...