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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.

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...

Contemporary vocational rehabilitation in Australia

PURPOSE: There is a strong connection between disability and decreased participation rates in the Australian labour market. Australian government policy recognises vocational rehabilitation as a...

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.

Counting fetal alcohol spectrum disorder in Australia: the evidence and the challenges

ISSUES: Alcohol exposure in utero is associated with a range of adverse outcomes in pregnancy and can cause long-term disability. Fetal alcohol spectrum disorder (FASD) is an umbrella term to...

Critical Factors of Successful Transition to Mainstream Kindergarten for Children with Disabilities

This study investigated the transition of 314 children with disabilities to mainstream kindergarten classes in state schools in New South Wales from the perspectives of parents, sending service providers and receiving teachers.

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...

Curriculum Policies for Students with Special Needs in Australia

This papers reviews the curriculum policies for students with special needs across Australia have been reviewed. The review surfaces the lack of specialised documentation for these discrete group of learners.

Deaf and hearing impaired children in regional and rural areas: Parent views on educational services

The aim of this study was to survey parents of deaf and hearing impaired students located in regional and rural Western Australia to gain an insight into the level of satisfaction with current services.

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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...