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Does intellectual disability research consider the potential impact of geographic location?

Background Residing in a rural location is associated with socioeconomic disadvantage and reduced access to essential services such as housing, education, transport and healthcare. However, it is...

Does Study of an Inclusive Education Subject Influence Pre-Service Teachers' Concerns and Self-Efficacy about Inclusion?

This study examined whether pre-service teachers’ views (and concerns) about inclusion and their confidence to teach in inclusive classrooms had changed as a result of studying an inclusive education subject and undertaking a practicum linked to that subject. It showed no significant change.

Double disability: lived experience of Australian tertiary students with ME/CFS

This study aims to see if the spirit and application of the provisions of the Disability Discrimination Act (1992) are meeting the needs of tertiary students with ME/CFS.


Introduction: Early intervention is among the factors frequently associated with more positive vocational rehabilitation outcomes; however, vocational rehabilitation is not generally a core...

Early Career Teachers' Beliefs about Their Preparedness to Teach: Implications for the Professional Development of Teachers Working with Gifted and Twice-Exceptional Students

Teachers have a major impact upon the educational achievements and psychological well-being of gifted students. Interestingly, however, relatively little is known about how well-prepared early...

Early childhood inclusion in Australia

From the introduction of early intervention services in Australian in the mid-1970s, the families of children with intellectual and multiple disabilities have been encouraged to enroll their...

Early Intervention Services for Children with Disability

This paper presents an audit of the implementation of Early Intervention Services for Children with Disability (EISCD).

Economic Rationalism and Educational Reform : Vocational Education and Training for Students With Disabilities in New South Wales, Australia

This article examines the advanced transition state of education reforms in New South Wales in the late 1980s and considers frameworks enforced in the curriculum.

Educating Nursing Students with Disabilities: Replacing Essential Functions with Technical Standards for Program Entry Criteria

Across the globe, students with disabilities have been increasing in prevalence in higher education settings. In the twenty-first century the struggle to include individuals with disabilities into...

Effect of Caption Rate on the Comprehension of Educational Television Programmes by Deaf School Students

Television captioning has great potential to provide deaf children with access to the audio track of programmes. However, use of subtitles may be limited by the lower English literacy skills of...

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