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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...

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.

Adequacy of the Regular Early Education Classroom Environment for Students With Visual Impairment

This study describes the classroom environment that students with visual impairment typically experience in regular Australian early education.

Advanced IT education for the vision impaired via e-learning

This paper describes the development of a fully accessible e-learning environment to deliver advanced IT network curriculum to adults with acute vision disabilities

African Journal of Disability

The African Journal of Disability, the official journal of CRS, AfriNEAD and CEDRES, is published for the purpose of advancing scholarship in disability studies and rehabilitation sciences in a uniquely African context.

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.

Alternative service delivery models for families with a new speech generating device: Perspectives of parents and therapists

PURPOSE: Research has revealed limitations in the provision of in-person services to families with a new speech generating device (SGD), both in Australia and overseas. Alternative service models...

An analysis of the role of teachers' aides in a state secondary school: Perceptions of teaching staff and teachers' aides

In Victoria, Australia, one of the major roles of the teachers' aide (TA) is to assist students with disabilities to access their education. Researchers have identified the inconsistencies in...

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 independent outcome study of aTreatment and Education of Autistic and related Communication-handicapped Children (TEACCH) intervention for children with autism

This paper aims to report on the TEACHH pilot for children with Autism; in particular, its effectiveness and fidelity as well as general attitudes to autism among staff.

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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...