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Access to Quality Education for Students with Disability

Conceptualising educational equity and academic achievement is a key task for inclusive education and the politics of inclusion. Recent Australian Government reports (2013-2016) on educational...

Accessibility and autonomy preconditions to 'our' inclusion: A grounded theory study of the experiences of secondary students with vision impairment

In this paper, I report core findings of a small-scale qualitative study that I conducted with a group of young people with vision impairment who attended an inclusive secondary school in the...

Accessibility evaluation of top-ranking university websites in world, oceania, and arab categories for home, admission, and course description webpages

Evaluating accessibility is an important equity step in assessing the effectiveness and usefulness of online learning materials for students with disabilities such as visual or hearing...

Accessibility to NAPLAN Assessments for Students With Disabilities: A ‘Fair Go’

This article discusses strategies to ensure access to A National Assessment Program for Literacy and Numeracy (NAPLAN) NAPLAN for all students.

Across the divide: Facilitating the transition of students with intellectual disability to secondary school

This research project explored the major concerns of different stakeholders involved in the transition from primary to secondary schools of students with an intellectual disability. Results highlighted the need for more effective communication among carers, parents and other stakeholders.

Adapting Advanced Information Technology Network Training for Adults with Visual Impairments

This paper provides an overview on the qualifications and training for people who are visually impaired with technological skills to develop a career in information technology (IT).

Adult Interpretations of Communicative Behavior in Learners with Rett Syndrome

This study examined adults' interpretations of the communicative functions of "potential" communicative acts as defined by Sigafoos, et al. (2009) produced by individuals with Rett Syndrome (RTT)....

Allegations of unlawful discrimination in education: parents taking their fight for Auslan to the courts

This article seeks to review a number of cases in which Australian parents have claimed indirect discrimination by educational authorities over their children's lack of access to instruction through Australian Sign Language (Auslan) and discusses the outcomes of such litigation.

An Emperor with No Clothes? Inclusive Education in Victoria

This article reviews measures introduced by the state education authority in Victoria for the inclusion of students with special needs in mainstream schools. It points to some of the limitations of such measures in meeting the needs of the students.

An evaluation of employment outcomes achieved by transition to work service providers in Sydney, Australia

Background: Very few studies have evaluated the performance of transition to work (TTW) service providers after the TTW program was implemented in New South Wales, Australia since 2005. This paper...

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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...