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On the Pulse of Change: The New Beat of Special Education in Higher Education

This article seeks to explore the changing roles and responsibilities of special educators.

Outcomes of early- and late-identified children at 3 years of age: findings from a prospective population-based study

OBJECTIVE: To address the question of whether, on a population level, early detection and amplification improve outcomes of children with hearing impairment.;DESIGN: All families of children who...

Overcoming disparities in organized physical activity: findings from Australian community strategies

Organized physical activity through sport and recreational activities is beneficial for physical and psychosocial well-being and community connectedness. However, many who could gain significantly...

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...

Parenting acceptance and commitment therapy: a randomised controlled trial of an innovative online course for families of children with cerebral palsy

Introduction: Cerebral palsy (CP) impacts on the entire family in a manner that is long-term, complex and multifactorial. In addition, the quality of the parent-child relationship impacts on many...

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’ perspectives on the communication skills of their children with severe disabilities

This study explored parents' perspectives on the communication skills of their children with severe disabilities.

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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...