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Improving outcomes of preschool language delay in the community: protocol for the Language for Learning randomised controlled trial

Early language delay is a matter of concern to both parents and professionals. This study assessed language skills such as vocabulary and grammar; narrative skills; comprehension monitoring; and phonological awareness/pre-literacy skill. The study has relevance for parents and the community.

In the too hard basket': Issues faced by 20 rural Australian teachers when students with disabilities are included in their secondary classes

Given the urban dominance of inclusion literature, it is germane to explore issues pertaining to including students with disability in the rural school. As such, this paper uses a qualitative...

Inclusion in early childhood services: ongoing challenges

This article provides a brief summary of a project in which the aim was to identify the challenges for early childhood services in NSW, including children with disabilities.

Inclusion of students with special needs: Benefits and obstacles perceived by teachers in New South Wales and South Australia

This paper presents the views and perceptions of primary school teachers from New South Wales and South Australia about inclusive education. The teachers reported both benefits and obstacles of having students with special needs in their classrooms.

Inclusion Practices in Elementary Physical Education : A Social-cognitive Perspective

This study explored inclusion practices in general physical education (GPE) from the experiences and perspectives of elementary physical education teachers. The stories of four teachers (two...

Inclusion smoothing the pathways into the regular classroom

This report describes an experiment regarding inclusive education, as well as the methodology and resultant advantages to such an approach.

Inclusive and empowering discourse in an early childhood literacy classroom with Indigenous students

This paper describes a school teacher's strategies that contributed significantly to the academic development of Indigenous students. Good teacher-student relationships and inclusive approach were key to success.

Inclusive education in Australia: Rhetoric, reality and the road ahead

Inclusive education (IE) is a term that has been part of the educational discourse in Australia for almost two decades. While there is no overarching definition under which IE operates in that...

Inclusive Education Policies: Discourses of Difference, Diversity and Deficit

This paper provides an analysis of inclusive education policies across international, and Anglo-American national and provincial/state jurisdictions to reveal how policies discursively construct...

Inclusive equity : a fair go for all

This research project investigates the experiences

both of students and staff on learning disadvantage and identifies positive approaches

for dealing with inequity and with overcoming disadvantage.

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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...