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Barriers and enablers to the use of evidence based practice (EBP) by speech pathologists working for Ageing Disability and Home Care (NSW)

The aim of this research project was to determine the attitudes of speech pathologists in Ageing, Disability and Home Care (ADHC) towards Evidence-Based Practice (EBP) and provide training to help facilitate its use in everyday practice.

Becoming disabled: The association between disability onset in younger adults and subsequent changes in productive engagement, social support, financial hardship and subjective wellbeing

BACKGROUND: Very few population-based studies have investigated the association between the onset of health conditions/impairments associated with disability and subsequent well-being.;OBJECTIVE:...

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.

Benchmarking Teacher Practice in Queensland Transition Programs for Youth With Intellectual Disability and Autism

This study drew on the Taxonomy for Transition Programming developed by Kohler to benchmark practice at government and nongovernment schools throughout Queensland, Australia.

Beyond compliance: ACE and the disability standards for education in 2005

This article evaluates the place of people with a disability in adult and community education (ACE) , and then reviews some of the provisions of the Standards as they relate to student support.

Breaking the Hype Cycle: Using the Computer Effectively with Learners with Intellectual Disabilities

This article sought to explore the challenges surrounding computer use in young adults with intellectual disability.

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...

Can Motivational Interviewing follow-up calls improve the implementation and retention of a specific communication support (Key Word Sign) by staff supporting people with an intellectual disability? A pilot project

Background: This study examined whether Motivational Interviewing (MI) follow-up calls improved the extent to which a specific therapeutic technique (Key Word Sign) presented in training was...

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.

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...