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Design for paralympians: Exploring roles of graphic and industrial design in promoting awareness of athletes with disabilities

A disability can be defined as physical, mental and/or sensory. Sport can assist in enabling the person with disabilities or impairments to access the community and society.

Developing understandings of 'inclusion' and 'inclusive schooling'

This thesis is a critical interpretative inquiry into schooling practices named `inclusive' of students with (dis)abilities, which offers a range of new ways in which inclusion and inclusive schooling might be understood.

Dietetic and educational interventions improve clinical outcomes of diabetic and obese clients with mental impairment

Aim: The aim of this study was to evaluate the effect of dietetic and educational interventions provided to clients with type 2 diabetes (with or without obesity) or obesity-only residing in...

Disability and study: Layers of management

The findings of this paper are based on a 3-year study of students registered with disability services at an Australian, regional university between 2008 and 2010. The concept of self-management,...

Disability citizenship and independence through mobile technology? A study exploring adoption and use of a mobile technology platform

This article explores the use of a mobile technology platform as experienced by people with disability, their significant other and service providers. An interpretive qualitative study design was...

Disability in Australia: trends in prevalence, education, employment and community living

This bulletin provides an overview of disability trends over two decades, including trends in need for and receipt of assistance with specific basic activities of daily life. It also examines the trends in three major areas of people with a disability: education, employment and community living.

Disability Standards for Education - Disability Standards for Education: A Practical Guide for Individuals, Families and Communities

This online resource aims to provide a practical guide for individuals, families and communities on the educational rights of people with disability.

Disability-specific preparation programme plays an important role in shaping students’ attitudes towards disablement and patients with disabilities

A small pilot study was conducted to explore the effect of a clinical placement in a rehabilitation setting on nursing students’ attitudes towards, and effectiveness in caring for, adult patients with acquired disabilities from head and spinal injuries.

Disability, and social and economic inclusion: who is in and out of the Australian National Disability Insurance Scheme?

A new National Disability Insurance Scheme is being trialled in Australia, following criticism of the fragmented and inequitable nature of existing disability supports (e.g.

Do Pre-Service Teachers Feel Ready to Teach in Inclusive Classrooms? A Four Country Study of Teaching Self-Efficacy

This paper reports the results of an international study examining pre-service teacher reports of teaching self-efficacy for inclusive education.

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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...