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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.

Determinants of developmental progress in pre-schoolers referred for neuro-developmental diagnosis

Aim: To determine factors associated with change in developmental progress in pre-schoolers referred to a developmental clinic. Methods: Of 360 pre-schoolers referred to a Child Assessment clinic...

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.

Developing understandings of 'inclusion' and 'inclusive schooling'

This paper is a philosophical consideration of the concepts of 'inclusion' and 'inclusive schooling', especially with regards to disability.

Diabetes in people with intellectual disabilities: A systematic review of the literature

OBJECTIVE: To present an analysis of the evidence related to the prevalence of diabetes in people with intellectual disabilities (ID), their experiences of their condition and treatment and those...

Disability and schooling

This section of the report provides information on the participation in education by students with disability.

Disability updates: children with disabilities

This bulletin aims to serve as an update regarding the demographics surrounding children with disability.

Disability, Ageing and Carers, Australia: Summary of Findings, 2012

The Australian Bureau of Statistics produces the Survey of Disability, Ageing and Carers (SDAC). SDAC is the most reliable source on the prevalence of disability in Australia.

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.

Discourse in Action: Parents’ use of medical and social models to resist disability stigma

For parents of children with disabilities, stigmatization is part of everyday life. To resist the negative social and emotional consequences of stigma, parents both challenge and deflect social...

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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...