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Complication rates associated with levonorgestrel intrauterine system use in adolescents with developmental disabilities

Study Objective: To assess the complication rates with the use of the levonorgestrel intrauterine system (LNG IUS) in adolescents with developmental disabilities. Design: Retrospective chart...

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...

Contact with Young Adults with Disability Led to a Positive Change in Attitudes toward Disability among Physiotherapy Students

Purpose: To determine whether contact over 8 weeks with a person with disability benefits physiotherapy students' attitudes toward disability and their development of professional behaviours and...

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...

Content validation of statements describing the essential work of Australian special education teachers

This article describes the procedures used in developing and validating a set of statements for Australian special education teachers. Using the existing AITSL Australian Professional Standards...

Counting Skills and Number Concepts of Students with Moderate Intellectual Disabilities

This is a systematic study which investigated the basic counting and number skills, and the strategies used in counting and number tasks of students with moderate intellectual disabilities at different age levels.

Critical autism studies: exploring epistemic dialogues and intersections, challenging dominant understandings of autism

In this paper we explore how our cultural contexts give rise to different kinds of knowledges of autism and examine how they are articulated, gain currency, and form the basis for policy, practice...

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.

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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...