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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.

Knowledge that people with intellectual disabilities have of their inhaled asthma medications: messages for pharmacists

BACKGROUND: Fifteen percent of Australians with intellectual disability (ID) are reported to have asthma. People with ID are at risk of poor health knowledge due to deficits in intellectual and...

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.

Let’s talk about sex: How people with intellectual disability in Australia engage with online social media and intimate relationships

People with intellectual disability often experience repression and control of their sexuality as they have historically been perceived as being childlike and asexual by members of society. Such...

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 learning in the middle years for students with disabilities

This paper discusses some of the characteristics of students with disability and their learning needs. It identified some factors that influence their literacy learning.

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...

Marrakesh Treaty to Facilitate Access to Published

Marrakesh Treaty to facilitate access to publish works for persons who are blind, visually impaired, or otherwise print disabled.

Maternal stress and family quality of life in response to raising a child with autism: from preschool to adolescence

While the impact of raising a child with an Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) is well documented, with mothers reporting higher levels of stress than mothers of children with other disabilities,...

Men with disabilities - A cross sectional survey of health promotion, social inclusion and participation at community Men's Sheds

BACKGROUND: The intersections between chronicity, disability and social inequality are well understood. Novel ways to counter the social determinants of health and disability are needed.

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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...