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Automatic metaphor processing in adults with Asperger syndrome: A metaphor interference effect task

This paper investigates automatic processing of novel metaphors in adults with Asperger Syndrome (AS) and typically developing controls. We present an experiment combining a semantic judgment task...

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 Management for Children and Adolescents with Acquired Brain Injury in Community Settings: A Scoping Review

Background: Acquired brain injury is the leading cause of death and disability in children after infancy. Childhood brain injury has long-term consequences for children and parents, including...

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 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.

Characteristics influencing attendance at a primary care health check for people with intellectual disability: An individual participant data meta-analysis

BACKGROUND: Health checks benefit adolescents and adults with intellectual disability, however uptake is low despite government-funded incentives.;AIM: To assess the characteristics of people with...

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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...