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Arranging and ordering in autism spectrum disorder: Characteristics, severity, and environmental correlates

Background There is a need for a more accurate characterisation of higher level restricted and repetitive behaviour (RRB) in autism spectrum disorder (ASD), including why it might be considered...

Assessment of current process for targeting of schools funding to disadvantaged students - a report prepared for The Review of Funding for Schooling Panel

Assessment of current process for targeting of schools funding to disadvantaged students - A report prepared for The Review of Funding for Schooling Panel

Assisting students with Asperger's Syndrome to transition more smoothly into academic life at university and into university accommodation

A pilot initiative was introduced early in 2012 to assist all students registering with Asperger's Syndrome to be paired with a participation assistant (PA) for up to 5 hours per week, to assist...

Attachment relationship to teacher and intensity of emotional expression in children with Down syndrome in regular kindergarten and nursery school

Background We investigated attachment behaviours of children with Down syndrome (DS) toward their preschool teacher and examined whether children's emotional expressivity predicted the incidence...

Attitudes of Australian Swimming coaches towards inclusion of swimmers with an intellectual disability: An exploratory analysis

Recent research has focused on athletes with physical disabilities, and as such, there is a marked void in the research literature surrounding athletes with intellectual disabilities (ID). In the...

Attitudes of preschool and primary school pre-service teachers towards inclusive education

Teachers' attitudes towards inclusion are important as they have the primary responsibility of implementing inclusive education. Attitudes at the beginning of teaching careers are likely to...

Attitudes of preservice teachers towards teaching deaf and ESL students

This study explored preservice teachers' attitudes towards teaching students who were deaf, compared to students who spoke polish. Teachers had higher expectations of the students with deafness and were more confident about teaching them.

Attitudes toward disability: Teacher education for inclusive environments in an Australian university

This study explored attitudes of preservice teachers towards people with a disability. It suggests that there was a minimal change in the teachers' attitudes over a year.

Augmentative and Alternative Communication for Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder: An Evidence-Based Evaluation of the Language Acquisition through Motor Planning (LAMP) Programme

Children diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder often have restricted verbal communication. For children who do not use functional speech, augmentative and alternative communication (AAC) devices...

Australian parents' experiences of speech generating device (SGD) service delivery

OBJECTIVE: To explore parents' perceptions of existing support for families with a new speech generating device (SGD).;METHOD: Six Australian parents of school-aged children who used an SGD...

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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...