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From historic to contemporary: Nordoff-Robbins Music Therapy in collaborative interdisciplinary rehabilitation

This article examines Nordoff-Robbins music therapy within interdisciplinary rehabilitation treatment, including both a historic case and a contemporary case study. We discuss Carol and Clive...

Going to Court over Education: Researcher as Expert Witness

This article seeks to explore the growing number of complaints that have been made against Australian education authorities over the language of instruction used to teach deaf children.

Good intentions: Teaching and specialist support staff perspectives of student disclosure of mental health issues in post-secondary education

This article reports findings from a qualitative case study, as part of which staff perspectives of student disclosure of mental health issues in an Australian postsecondary vocational education...

Health and disability: partnerships in health care

BACKGROUND: Despite awareness of the health inequalities experienced by people with intellectual disability, their health status remains poor. Inequalities in health outcomes are manifest in...

Health issues of older people with intellectual disability in group homes

BackgroundThis paper explores how group home staff in Victoria, Australia, responded to residents with an intellectual disability (ID) as residents developed age-related health conditions....

Health-inclusive higher education: Listening to students with disabilities or chronic illnesses

This paper reports on a small-scale project undertaken with tertiary students who identified as having an impairment either at enrolment or by registering with the university's Disability Support...

Idealists, Pragmatists and ‘Simple-Minded’ Scamps: The Tasmanian Mental Deficiency Board and State ‘Care’ in the 1920s

This article uses case files to trace the negotiations that took place in the early 1920s between officials at the Tasmanian Children of the State Department and the Mental Deficiency Board about...

Identifying skills for promoting successful inclusion in kindergarten

This article seeks to explore the essential skills required for successful integration of children with disability into kindergarten.

Identifying the important factors associated with teaching sex education to people with intellectual disability: A cross-sectional survey among paid care staff

Background: Sex education programs have been developed with paid care staff as sex educators. However, no information is available about whether these programs are being delivered.

Improving allied health professionals' research implementation behaviours for children with cerebral palsy: protocol for a before-after study

BACKGROUND: Cerebral palsy is a permanent disorder of posture and movement caused by disturbances in the developing brain. It affects approximately 1 in every 500 children in developed countries...

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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...