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Confidence in their own ability: postgraduate early childhood students examining their attitudes towards inclusive education

This article presents findings from a study which explores reflections of a group of postgraduate early childhood students in relation to their self‐reported attitudes towards inclusive education.

Confidence of group home staff in supporting the health needs of older residents with intellectual disability

Background Increased life expectancy for people with intellectual disability is accompanied by increased age-related health concerns. People ageing with intellectual disability experience more...

Congenital cytomegalovirus infection is a significant cause of moderate to profound sensorineural hearing loss in Queensland children

Aim To investigate the proportion of children with moderate to profound hearing loss who have congenital cytomegalovirus (cCMV) infection. Method Retrospective analysis of CMV dried blood spot...

Controversial practices in the education of students with high support needs

This paper focuses on controversial practices in schools by teachers. Teachers lacked access to research-based evidence and relied on informal and personal sources of information.

Coping strategies in mothers of school-aged children with intellectual disabilities

The role of the family is crucially important in providing a good education to students with special needs. However, this role is often overlooked. Parents can play a critical role in students' long-term achievement.

Coping with bullying in Australian schools: how children with disabilities experience support from friends, parents and teachers

The aim of this phenomenological study was to explore how children with disabilities experienced support when they were bullied at school.

Correlates of competitive versus noncompetitive employment among adults with psychotic disorders

OBJECTIVE: Studies of the demographic and clinical correlates of employment activity have proven useful for identifying employment assistance needs among people with severe and persistent mental...

Cross-sector collaborations in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander childhood disability: a systematic integrative review and theory-based synthesis

INTRODUCTION: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children in Australia experience a higher prevalence of disability and socio-economic disadvantage than other Australian children. Early...

Current Developments in Australia: School Safety and Disability Discrimination--Purvis v. New South Wales (Department of Education and Training)

When a child with a disability behaves in a manner which threatens the safety of other children and staff in the school, school authorities are faced with a dilemma. The balance between the...

Current developments in Australia: School safety and disability discrimination—Purvis v. New South Wales (Department of Education and Training)

Some behaviours by students with a disability in schools raise questions about the security and safety of other students and inclusive education. This paper discusses a court case relating to this problem.

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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...