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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 Theories and Practices of Inclusion in Australia

This article explores tensions between a general theory of inclusive education and those policies directed toward the schooling of students with disabilities.

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...

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 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 updates: children with disabilities

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

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.

Do we need both cognitive and behavioural components in interventions for depressed mood in people with mild intellectual disability?

BACKGROUND: A growing literature suggests that people with mild intellectual disability (ID) who have depressed mood may benefit from cognitive-behavioural interventions. There has been some...

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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...