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Oral health-related quality of life improves in employees with disabilities following a workplace dental intervention

This pilot study evaluated a dental intervention for employees with disabilities by measuring changes in self-rated oral health, dental behaviours and oral health-related quality of life (OHRQol)....

Outcomes in young adulthood: are we achieving community participation and inclusion?

BACKGROUND: Despite recognition of the importance of integrated community living and support, there is evidence that parents remain the primary caregivers of young adults with intellectual...

Parent mental health as a mediator of contextual effects on parents with intellectual disabilities and their children

Background In the face of limited research addressing the impact of mental health on parents with intellectual disability and their children, this article explores associations between...

Parent satisfaction with early intervention services for children with physical disabilities: internal consistency of the European Parent Satisfaction Scale about early intervention

Measuring parent satisfaction with services is essential in the evaluation of early intervention programs. However, there is a paucity of satisfaction measures specifically developed for this...

Parent Satisfaction With Early Intervention Services for Children With Physical Disabilities: Internal Consistency of the European Parent Satisfaction Scale About Early Intervention

This study examined the internal consistency of the European Parent Satisfaction Scale about Early Intervention (EPASSEI), which is used to measure satisfaction with early intervention services. The study lends support to the use of this measure in evaluating early intervention services.

Parental Perception of the Importance of Friendship and Other Outcome Priorities in Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder

Parental perceptions of the importance of friendship development in comparison to other outcome priorities are examined in this research. Parents of children with high functioning autism between...

Parental perceptions of information needs and service provision for children with developmental disabilities in rural Australia

PURPOSE: Rural Australians comprise a third of the population. However, there are relatively few research studies that have focused on issues for children with developmental disabilities in rural...

Parents of children with physical disabilities perceive that characteristics of home exercise programs and physiotherapists' teaching styles influence adherence: A qualitative study

Question: What are the perceptions of parents of children with physical disabilities about the home exercise programs that physiotherapists prescribe? How do these perceptions affect adherence to...

Parents, services and system: an exploration of power dynamics in future planning among parent carers for people with disability

Interactions between services and families have significant implications for families planning for the future needs of a family member who has a disability. However, little research interrogates...

Parents' Views of an Optimal School Life: Using Social Role Valorization to Explore Differences in Parental Perspectives When Children Have Intellectual Disability

Children with disability continue to experience disadvantage in their school lives; thus, the question of what makes up an optimal school life, and whether this is different for children with...

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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...