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Characteristics of Australian Teachers of Young Children With Special Needs and Their Relationship With Their Students

This article reviews the characteristics of Australian teachers of young students with special needs who participated in the Longitudinal Study of Australian Children.

Characteristics of international websites with information on developmental disabilities

The Internet often serves as a primary resource for individuals seeking health-related information, and a large and growing number of websites contain information related to developmental...

Children and Young People with Disability Australia Education Survey 2016

The results of a 2016 national survey on the education experiences of 1396 students with disability.

Classroom discourse of an experienced teacher of Indigenous children

This paper discusses strategies used by a teacher in Indigenous children's academic development. These strategies include constructing an inclusive classroom environment, empowering the students, avoiding authoritarianism and being responsive to the students.

Co-occurring mental disorder and intellectual disability in a large sample of Australian prisoners

OBJECTIVE: Prisoners with intellectual disability who have a coexisting mental health issue often have unmet health needs and are more likely to reoffend than those with intellectual disability...

Collaborative action across health and education sectors for inclusion of children with disabilities in education: establishing a policy vision and research agenda in Yogyakarta, Indonesia

This policy bulletin identifies strengths and a gaps, makes policy recommendations, and offers direction for the development of collaborative practices to support Yogyakarta, Indonesia as a model laboratory for developing inclusive education.

Community participation for girls and women living with Rett syndrome

OBJECTIVE: To describe the relationships between impairment and contextual factors and community participation for girls and women with Rett syndrome.;METHODS: Data was collected from a...

Comparative expectations of teachers and parents with regard to memory skills in children with intellectual disabilities

This is a survey study exploring the expectations of teachers and parents on the memory skills of children with intellectual disabilities (ID).

Comparison of attitudes to the sexual health of men and women with intellectual disability among parents, professionals, and university students

Background This study investigates whether parents, professionals, and university students have different sexual attitudes towards men versus women with intellectual disability (ID) and which...

Complementary contribution of parents and therapists in the assessment process of children

Background/aim: Traditional developmental models assume that the underlying capacities of children contribute to their participation. In this framework, preschoolers who are referred for...

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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...