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

One of the most commonly cited rationales for inclusive education is to enable the development of quality relationships with typically developing peers. Relatively few researchers have examined...

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 history of Learning Difficulties Australia : part six – looking ahead

This article seeks to explore the history of Learning Difficulties in Australia in the latter half of the 1990s.

A measure of engagement for children with intellectual disabilities in early childhood settings: a preliminary study

This article seeks to develop a measure of engagement that could be used in practice with children with disabilities, including children with severe intellectual disabilities.

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...

AAC technologies with visual scene displays and “just in time” programming and symbolic communication turns expressed by students with severe disability

Background: The current study investigated the impact of an intervention that included aided augmentative and alternative communication (AAC) technologies on the frequency of symbolic...

Academic achievement performance of university students with disability: Exploring the influence of non-academic factors

This study examined whether: (1) the non-academic constructs of psychological well-being, motivation to learn and quality of life (QOL) explained the variance in the academic achievement of...

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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...