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Knowing, planning for and fearing death: Do adults with intellectual disability and disability staff differ?

Background: Adults with intellectual disability (ID) are thought to understand less about death than the general population but there is no available research demonstrating this. Further, the...

Knowledge and understanding of choice diversity of residential care staff working with individuals with intellectual disabilities

The present study aimed to trial the effectiveness of 10 newly developed brief vignettes portraying typical interactions between staff and people with intellectual disabilities in residential care settings.

Language, arithmetic word problems, and deaf students: Linguistic strategies used to solve tasks

This paper examined the performance of deaf and hearing-impaired students in solving mathematical problems in Queensland, Australia. The results confirmed that these students were delayed in their language acquisition and this impacted on their capacity to solve mathematical problems.

Learner Diversity: A Successful Blended Professional Learning Approach Promoting Quality Inclusion in the United Kingdom and New South Wales, Australia

This paper describes the development of an online training model for teachers and teaching assistants working with students with special educational needs. Originally developed as part of a...

Learning for Purpose Researching the Social Return

The Not-for-Profit (NFP) sector performs a vital function in Australian society supporting those in need and making a positive difference to the lives of the people and the communities it serves.

Listening to the Voices of Students with Disabilities: What do Adolescents with Hearing Loss Think About Different Educational Settings?

This study gives seventy-three students with hearing loss an opportunity to give their opinion on different educational settings.

Literacy strategies used by adults with intellectual disability in negotiating their everyday community environments

This paper presents the findings from one part of a participatory research investigation about the literacy strategies used by three young adults with intellectual disability in their everyday...

Long-term Communication Outcomes for Children Receiving Cochlear Implants Younger Than 12 Months: A Multicenter Study

OBJECTIVE: Examine the influence of age at implant on speech perception, language, and speech production outcomes in a large unselected paediatric cohort.;STUDY DESIGN: This study pools available...

Making Sense of a Trial Maths Intervention Program for Students with Disability in Australia: Interim Report

Success in primary and secondary school mathematics is becoming increasingly important to today's teachers, students, parents and employment providers in Australia. Mathematics is viewed as high...

Measuring child engagement in inclusive early childhood settings : implications for practice

This article seeks to examine how the engagement of children with disabilities is measured in inclusive early childhood settings and determine the characteristics needed to ensure that such measures are useful to practitioners.

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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...