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Temperament and social behaviour at home and school among typically developing children and children with an intellectually [sic] disability

This study compared differences in temperament and social behaviour between children with an intellectual disability (ID) and those without an ID. The differences were minimal. However, the latter achieved a higher level of social competence and engaged in lower levels of anti-social behaviours.

The Australian Centre for Philanthropy and Nonprofit Studies

The Australian Centre for Philanthropy and Nonprofit Studies (ACPNS) aims to bring to the community the benefits of teaching, research, technology and service relevant to philanthropic and nonprofit communities.

The Contribution of Academic Skills to the Successful Inclusion of Children with Disabilities

This article seeks to explore the academic ability of children with intellectual disability compared to teacher ratings of success.

The development of pragmatic skills in children who are severely and profoundly deaf

This paper focuses on the conversation skills of children with hearing loss. Results indicated little or no conversational breakdown in classroom settings. Children's conversational skills varied by age.

The effect of classical music on painting quality and classroom behaviour for students with severe intellectual disabilities in special schools

The effect of playing background music in classrooms in special schools is an understudied area. This research suggests that playing background music in classrooms can contribute to improving painting quality and students' behaviours in class.

The effect of color on the recognition and use of line drawings by children with severe intellectual disabilities

This study investigated the effect of color on the recognition and use of line drawings by young children with severe intellectual disabilities. The children had poor verbal comprehension and were beginning picture users.

The effect of conductive hearing loss on phonological awareness, reading and spelling of urban Aboriginal students

This study investigated differences in the phonological awareness, reading and spelling skills of Aboriginal children with and without otitis media with effusion (OME) and conductive hearing loss. Hearing loss screening programmes are recommended in schools of high Aboriginal enrolment.

The Experiences of Mothers Home Educating Their Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder

The number of families choosing to home educate their children with disabilities, including Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), has increased in Australia in recent years, however our knowledge about parent's experience of implementing such programmes is limited.

The impact of disadvantage on VET completion and employment gaps

This report asks if course completion and employment gaps exist between different groups of disadvantaged learners and their non-disadvantaged peers.

The International Society for Third-Sector Research (ISTR)

The International Society for Third-Sector Research (ISTR) is a major international association promoting research and education in the fields of civil society, philanthropy, and the nonprofit sector.

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Research to Action Guides

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