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Service Delivery Complexities: Early Intervention for Children With Physical Disabilities

This study aimed at understanding the experiences of early intervention staff delivering services to children with physical disabilities and their families. The study stressed the usefulness of family-centred practice, flexible service provisions, teamwork, inter-agency coordination and skills.

Sexuality, pregnancy and midwifery care for women with intellectual disabilities: a pilot study on attitudes of university students

Women with intellectual disability have historically not been provided the opportunity to become mothers. This article seeks to explore the attitudes of students from Education, Disability and Midwifery towards the sexuality and parenting of people with an intellectual disability.

Sign Language Acquisition and Use by Single-Generation Deaf Adults in Australia Who Attended Specific Educational Settings for Deaf and Hard of Hearing Children

This article examines the acquisition and use of Australian Sing Language (Auslan) by deaf adults. It shows that little specific teaching of sing language occurred through special schools. The paper argues that schools must provide comprehensive instruction in sing language.

Social Care Institute for Excellence

The Social Care Institute for Excellence (SCIE) improves the lives of people who use care services by sharing knowledge about what works.

Students with ASD in mainstream primary education settings: Teachers' experiences in Western Australian classrooms

This study aimed to develop an understanding of how 12 Western Australian primary school (K–7) teachers adapted to the challenge of having a student with autism spectrum disorders in their mainstream classroom.

Suicide prevention training outside the mental health service system: evaluation of a state-wide program in Australia for rehabilitation and disability staff in the field of traumatic brain injury

This paper describes an initiative to train rehabilitation and disability staff working in the field of traumatic brain injury (TBI).

Supporting students living with disability

A new report funded by the National Centre for Student Equity in Higher Education finds students living with disability should be given the opportunity to more accurately disclose the nature of their disability to universities.

Supporting students with mental health issues and acquired brain injury: University teaching staff perspectives

This study investigates the views and actions of teaching staff at one Australian university in relation to supporting students with mental health issues and those with acquired brain injury.

Supporting tertiary students with disabilities: individualised and institution-level approaches in practice

This research explores the complex factors affecting the implementation of learning supports to assist students with disabilities or ongoing health conditions.

Teachers' experience, attitudes, feelings and behavioural intentions towards children with special educational needs

This article seeks to examine teachers’ attitudes to children with special educational needs.

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