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

Development of clinical guidelines for the prescription of a seated wheelchair or mobility scooter for people with traumatic brain injury or spinal cord injury

Background/aim: Providing a wheelchair or scooter is a complex therapy intervention aimed at enhancing the person's functioning. The research and experience has shown that a wheelchair which is...

Differential labour market impacts from disability onset

We estimate the causal labour market impacts of disability onset by gender, age and education levels up to 4 years after onset using longitudinal data from the Household Income and Labour Dynamics...

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 employment services in Australia: A brief primer

This review aims to highlight how the chronic condition self-management support (CCSMS) field might inform and enhance the skills of the disability employment services (DES) workforce,...

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.

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...

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...