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Frequency of Comorbidities and Their Association with Clinical Disability and Relapse in Multiple Sclerosis

BACKGROUND: Multiple sclerosis (MS) patients may be at an increased risk of comorbidities due to the debilitating and chronic nature of the disease. An increased understanding of comorbidities and...

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...

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...

Government Directives on the Integration of Students with a Disability Into the TAFE System: Causes and Effects as Reflected Within the New England Institute of TAFE

This study considers how the TAFE system in NSW addresses the intention of legislation such as the Commonwealth and state Disability Services Acts to support students with disabilities, by surveying the views of senior TAFE staff, students, teachers and consultants.

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...

Hearing Voices: Qualitative Research with Postsecondary Students Experiencing Mental Illness

Vocational Education and Training (VET) students experiencing mental illness have been described as one of the most vulnerable student groups in the Australian post-secondary sector. This...

How to use the Parental Attitudes to Inclusion scale as a teacher tool to improve parent-teacher communication

This study considers one way to make more productive use of information in a recognised survey instrument, the Parental Attitudes to Inclusion (PATI) scale and, thus, to enhance inclusive classroom practice for students with special needs.

Impact of the learn to play program on play, social competence and language for children aged 5–8 years who attend a specialist school

This study examined the change in the relationship between play, language and social skills of children aged 5–8 years pre and post-participation in the ‘Learn to Play’ program. Children's participation in the programme increased their social and learning skills.

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...