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Metaphors of Monstrosity: The Werewolf as Disability and Illness in 'Harry Potter' and 'Jatta'

This paper explores the werewolf as metaphor for disability and illness in the Harry Potter series and Jatta.

Missing discourses: concepts of joy and happiness in disability

This paper shows how people with a disability are described in policy and research settings. It suggests that they are often negatively represented. The authors argue that policy‐makers and academics alike need to be sensitive to the dynamics of languages (discourses) about disability.

MiYoga: A randomised controlled trial of a mindfulness movement programme based on hatha yoga principles for children with cerebral palsy: A study protocol

Introduction Cerebral palsy (CP) is the most common childhood physical disability, with life-long impacts for 1.77 in 1000 children.

Muscularity, Mateship and Malevolent Masculinities: Experiences of Young Men with Hearing Disabilities in Secondary Schools

Across the analysis of interview fragments from two young men with hearing disabilities who attended secondary schools in Australia, this paper will demonstrate that masculinity in the schoolyard frequently emerges within and as a collective form of violence and malevolence against the disabled body

Naming, blaming and claiming ablism: the lived experiences of lawyers and advocates with disabilities

The social model explains that different abilities are not the true cause of disablement. Ablist institutions and practices construct a certain level of ability as disability.

National Disability Practitioners (NDP)

National Disability Practitioners is a new membership association that will take the lead in strengthening occupational standards, building sector networks and creating professional development opportunities for those working to support people with disabi

National Institute of Intellectual Disability, Trinity College Dublin, Ireland

The National Institute for Intellectual Disability (NIID) is one of Trinity College Dublin's most innovative initiatives. Its mission is promoting inclusion for people with intellectual disability through education, research and advocacy.

Negotiating disability and colonisation: the lived experience of Indigenous Australians with a disability

Disability among Indigenous Australians lies at a nexus between the ongoing impact of European settlement from 1788 and the social effects of living with a disability. Colonisation, with its...

Obesity in adolescents with intellectual disability: Prevalence and associated characteristics

Objective Studies from a number of countries have indicated an increased risk of obesity in adolescents with intellectual disability. Whether risk factors for adults with intellectual disability...

On the Potential for Psychological Researchers and Psychologists to Promote the Social Inclusion of People with Disability: A Review

Objective: This paper outlines different approaches to understanding disability and describes ways in which psychological researchers and psychologists can promote the social inclusion of people...

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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...