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Sign Language Users' Education and Employment Levels: Keeping Pace with Changes in the General Australian Population?

This article draws on data from the 2006 Australian census to explore the education and employment outcomes of sign languages users living in Victoria, Australia, and to compare them with outcomes...

Sign Language Users’ Education and Employment Levels: Keeping Pace with Changes in the General Australian Population?

This article compares the educational and employment outcomes between sign language users and the general population. A gap exists between these two groups, although the gap has been closing over the decades. Educational reforms have contributed to the positive change.

Simulation as a learning strategy: supporting undergraduate nursing students with disabilities

Aims and objectives To promote simulation as a learning strategy to support undergraduate nursing students with disabilities. Background Supporting undergraduate nursing students with disabilities...

Smoking increases the risk of progression in multiple sclerosis: A cohort study in Queensland, Australia

Background Cigarette smoking has been associated with increased risk of progressive multiple sclerosis (MS). The effect of smoking status on risk and timing of disease progression in patients with...

Social Care Institute for Excellence

The Social Care Institute for Excellence (SCIE) improves the lives of people who use care services by sharing knowledge about what works.

Social work field education: Believing in students who are living with a disability

This paper is an exploration of social work placements with students who are living with a disability. The paper discusses hurdles including censoring placements and opportunities, equal access,...

Sociodemographic differences in parental satisfaction with an autism spectrum disorder diagnosis

The diagnostic process for autism spectrum disorder (ASD) can be difficult for families. Growing evidence suggests that the diagnostic process may vary as a function of sociodemographic factors,...

Speech-language pathologists' assessment and intervention practices with multilingual children

This paper examined Australian speech-language pathologists' (SLPs) perspectives and experiences of multilingualism including their assessment, intervention practices and service delivery methods when working with children from diverse linguistic backgrounds.

Student perspectives on disclosure of mental illness in post-compulsory education: Displacing doxa

This paper reports findings from a 12-month Australian study exploring beliefs and experiences of disclosure and course success in post-compulsory education for 20 students with mental illness....

Students Direct Inclusive School Development in an Australian Secondary School: An Example of Student Empowerment

This paper reports on processes employed at a secondary state high school in Australia, where students directed inclusive school development.

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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...