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A conceptual approach to the work, leisure and retirement education of adults with an intellectual disability

This thesis is concerned with the application of a conceptual approach to educational efforts to improve aspects of work, leisure and retirement functioning in a specific group; persons with an intellectual disability.

A descriptive examination of the types of relationships formed between children with developmental disability and their closest peers in inclusive school settings

This study examined patterns of relationships between children with developmental disability and others such as peers, teachers and parents in inclusive school settings. While reports of general friendship and acquaintance were common, those of more intimate relationships were limited.

A follow-up study of graduates with learning disabilities from a college of education: impact of the disability on personal and professional life

The present study examined three issues connected to the experiences of graduates with learning disabilities (LD) from a college of education (N = 45): support services that had been most...

A history of Learning Difficulties Australia : part four – managing change

This article seeks to explore the integration of children with disability into mainstream schools.

A metacognitive training pilot study for adolescents with autism spectrum disorder: Lessons learned from the preliminary stages of intervention development

Background Cognitive differences, including deficits in self-awareness, are common in high-functioning individuals with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and represent a fruitful target for...

A novel five degree of freedom user command controller in people with spinal cord injury and non-injured for full upper extremity neuroprostheses, wearable powered orthoses and prosthetics

An independent lifestyle requires the ability to place the hand in the complete workspace in concert with hand grasp and release. A novel user command controller monitoring head position for...

A randomized controlled trial evaluating a brief parenting program with children with autism spectrum disorders

Objective: This randomized controlled trial evaluated the efficacy of Primary Care Stepping Stones Triple P, a brief individualized parenting program, in a sample of parents of children with...

A Randomized Controlled Trial for Children with Childhood Apraxia of Speech Comparing Rapid Syllable Transition Treatment and the Nuffield Dyspraxia Programme-Third Edition

Purpose: This randomized controlled trial compared the experimental Rapid Syllable Transition (ReST) treatment to the Nuffield Dyspraxia Programme-Third Edition (NDP3; Williams & Stephens, 2004),...

A rhizomatics of hearing: becoming deaf in the workplace and other affective spaces of hearing

The paper argues that deafness/becoming deaf is always a form of hearing and the ‘strange label’ of disability is brought into question just as it increasingly opens presence, tension, texture, and interdependence.

Access and barriers to online education for people with disability

This paper reports on a study conducted in 2014 and 2015 that explored the accessibility of eLearning for students with disabilities studying fully online in Australia.

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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...