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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...

Information Should Be Visual: new and emerging technologies and their application in the VET sector for students who are Deaf and hard of hearing

This project explored the use of a range of learning technologies by TAFE students who are Deaf and hard of hearing. Infrastructure requirements, such as access to interpreters skilled in Auslan signing for the profoundly Deaf, were also explored.

Intellectual disabilities, domestic violence and legal engagement

There is increasing recognition that legal responses to domestic violence can only be effective if those who implement the law - for example, child protection workers, police and magistrates - are...

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,...

International Journal of Disability, Development and Education

The International Journal of Disability, Development and Education (IJDDE) is a multi-disciplinary peer-reviewed journal with an international focus.

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.

Is Apple transforming special education? Assessing the efficacy of the iPad as an assistive technology for students with special education needs

This paper assesses recent research involving the uptake of iPads in schools. Research-based practical affordances of the iPad are outlined, along with potential applications for students with...

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...

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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...