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Inequalities in socio-economic characteristics and health and wellbeing of men with and without disabilities: a cross-sectional analysis of the baseline wave of the Australian Longitudinal Study on Male Health

BACKGROUND: Internationally, men with disabilities have higher rates of social and economic disadvantage and poorer health and wellbeing than men without disabilities. No single study has provided...

Insights into the support services for students with vision impairment

There is a general need for research in Australia on whether the support services provided in schools prove useful for students with disabilities (Datta, 2015; O'Rourke & Houghton, 2006),...

Intellectual disability and indigenous Australians: an overview

The review summarizes important literature in the emerging field of intellectual disability (ID) in indigenous Australians. Search of various electronic databases revealed 19 papers that provide...

Intellectual disability health content within nursing curriculum: An audit of what our future nurses are taught

BACKGROUND: Individuals with intellectual disability experience chronic and complex health issues, but face considerable barriers to healthcare. One such barrier is inadequate education of...

Intellectual disability in Indigenous Australians: issues and challenges

OBJECTIVES: Literature on Indigenous Australians (Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people) and intellectual disability (ID) is summarized in order to identify current state of knowledge,...

Investigating the Transition of Young Children With Intellectual Disabilities to Mainstream Classes: an Australian perspective

This article seeks to investigate the transition of children with intellectual disabilities from a special pre-school program to mainstream school.

iPadiCan: Trialling iPads to support primary and secondary students with disabilities

This study investigated the possible role of iPads in supporting learning for primary and secondary school students with disabilities. It argued that iPads can be used as a useful educational device in classrooms.

Is there a relationship between role identity, work demands, and burnout in direct care staff working with individuals with intellectual disability?

Background The relationship between work demands and burnout is complex and it is likely that a number of different variables mediate this relationship. The study had 2 aims: first, to investigate...

Issues and trends for students with disability: review of NCSEHE-funded research

This review focuses on identifying detailed characteristics and national statistics pertaining to higher education students with disability and presenting key research findings, recommendations and future directions for further research regarding equity of students with disability.

Judgement-based performance measures of literacy for students with additional needs : seeing students through the eyes of experienced special education teachers

This article describes the development of judgement-based performance measures to support the instruction of students with additional learning needs. The focus of the research was the design and...

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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...