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Chicago Center for Disability Research

IDHD/DHD fosters strong community connections through its model demonstration programs, academic programs, and research centers. IDHD/DHD is dedicated to the scholarly, interdisciplinary study of disability and related aspects of human development.

Child & Family Social Work

This journal publishes contributions on matters of research, theory, policy and practice in the field of social work with children and their families.

Children & Society

Children & Society is an international, interdisciplinary journal publishing high quality research and debate on all aspects of childhood and policies and services for children and young people.

Complex contextual influences on the communicative interactions of students with multiple and severe disabilities

The aim of this study was to explore teachers' perceptions and experiences of supports and obstacles to engaging students with multiple and severe disabilities (MSD) in communicative interactions at school.

Controversial practices in the education of students with high support needs

This paper focuses on controversial practices in schools by teachers. Teachers lacked access to research-based evidence and relied on informal and personal sources of information.

Coping strategies in mothers of school-aged children with intellectual disabilities

The role of the family is crucially important in providing a good education to students with special needs. However, this role is often overlooked. Parents can play a critical role in students' long-term achievement.

Coping with bullying in Australian schools: how children with disabilities experience support from friends, parents and teachers

The aim of this phenomenological study was to explore how children with disabilities experienced support when they were bullied at school.

Critical Factors of Successful Transition to Mainstream Kindergarten for Children with Disabilities

This study investigated the transition of 314 children with disabilities to mainstream kindergarten classes in state schools in New South Wales from the perspectives of parents, sending service providers and receiving teachers.

Developing the Understanding and Practice of Inclusion in Higher Education for International Students with Disabilities/Additional Needs: A Whole Schooling Approach

This paper focuses on inclusion in higher education using a whole schooling philosophy. Researchers recorded the perspectives and views of students with a disability. They suggested models of best practice and policies to promote inclusive strategies in tertiary education.

Developing Theories and Practices of Inclusion in Australia

This article explores tensions between a general theory of inclusive education and those policies directed toward the schooling of students with disabilities.

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Research to Action Guides

  • This Guide explores what the research evidence tells us makes a difference in group homes, and to the lives of people who live in them....
  • This Research to Action Guide promotes and supports best practice in inclusive research by providing a review of the evidence and strategies that ensure end-use...