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Peer Social Skills and Theory of Mind in Children with Autism, Deafness, or Typical Development

Consequences of theory of mind (ToM) development for daily social lives of children are uncertain. Five to 13-year-olds (N = 195) with typical development, autism, or deafness (both native and...

People with a disability in vocational education and training: a statistical compendium

This statistical compendium has been produced to aid planning and strategy development in vocational educational training (VET), as well as to identify gaps in the available data.

People with a Disability in Vocational Education and Training: A Statistical Compendium

This statistical compendium examines vocational education and training (VET) students with a disability focusing on their participation levels, achievements and outcomes from VET, and identifies gaps and/or issues with the existing data.

Perceived fairness of pay among people with and without disabilities: a propensity score matched analysis of working Australians

OBJECTIVES: Equity and fairness at work are associated with a range of organizational and health outcomes. Past research suggests that workers with disabilities experience inequity in the workplace.

Perceived stress, perceived social support, and wellbeing among mothers of school‐aged children with cerebral palsy

The study considers how severity of disability, perceived stress, and perceived social support impact on the wellbeing of a group of mothers caring for school‐aged children with cerebral palsy. Results showed that perceived stress and perceived social support significantly influenced wellbeing.

Performance Audit: Supporting students with disability in NSW public schools

This audit examines how well the NSW Department of Education is managing and supporting teachers and students with disability in the transition to school.

Perspectives of University Students with Autism Spectrum Disorder

Students with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) are at heightened risk of post-secondary educational failure and account for approximately 1% of students in post-secondary education. Findings from an...

Perspectives on Education and Training: Social Inclusion, 2009

This article assesses barriers to participation in education for 'at risk' groups, such as people who have a mental illness or disability, people from culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) backgrounds, and people from low socioeconomic backgrounds.

Physical health outcomes in prisoners with intellectual disability: a cross-sectional study

BACKGROUND: People with intellectual disability (ID) in the general population and people in prison experience unrecognised medical conditions and inadequate disease prevention. Among prisoners,...

Pilot of case management for young people with challenging behaviour

This paper evaluates Stay Connected Pilot

Program to determine how effectively the

program has helped young people in the target group achieve outcomes at

home, school and in the community.

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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...