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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 video training increase adult and child joint attention and improve child outcomes? Two individual case studies in children with autism spectrum disorder

Background Children with autism spectrum disorder experience difficulty initiating (IJA) and responding to joint attention (RJA), which is critical to engagement in social interactions. The adult...

EARLY ACCESS TO VOCATIONAL REHABILITATION FOR INPATIENTS WITH SPINAL CORD INJURY: A QUALITATIVE STUDY OF STAFF PERCEPTIONS

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

Early Childhood Intervention Coordination Program: Information Options Project

Accessing accurate information about early childhood intervention is challenging for both families and service providers.The Information Options Project was designed to assist Ageing, Disability...

Early Intervention Services for Children with Disability

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

Early Intervention Services for Children With Physical Disability: Parents' Perceptions of Family-Centeredness and Service Satisfaction

This research focuses on family-centred practice and satisfaction with early childhood services. Parents and carers of children with a physical disability expressed satisfaction with early childhood services that were well-coordinated, comprehensive and informative.

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 1980's and considers frameworks enforced in the curriculum. It also covers the skills...

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...

Education Assistant Support in Inclusive Western Australian Classrooms: Trialling a Screening Tool in an Australian Context

Education assistants (EAs) who support students with disability in general education classrooms often find themselves in difficult situations. Caught in the firing line between their personal...

Effect of group size on the participation of students with mild intellectual disability in physical education

With increased numbers of students with intellectual disability included in the general classroom environment, teachers need to consider grouping practices that meet the needs of all students....

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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...