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An Investigation of the Security of Caregiver Attachment during Middle Childhood in Children with High-Functioning Autistic Disorder

Previous research has investigated caregiver attachment relationships in children with autism during early childhood, with few differences found from matched control groups. However, little is...

Anger Management Interventions for Adults with Learning Disabilities Living in the Community: A Review of Recent (2000-2010) Evidence

Estimates suggest that around a quarter of adults with learning disabilities living in the community have difficulties controlling their anger. Angry or aggressive behaviour can have serious...

Anxiety Symptoms in Psychotic Disorders: Results from the Second Australian National Mental Health Survey

BACKGROUND: The prevalence of anxiety symptoms among Australians with psychotic disorders was examined as part of the Survey of High Impact Psychosis (SHIP).;METHODS: A two-phase design was used.

Applying the World Report on Disability to children's communication

PURPOSE: The World Report on Disability is an important milestone in the recognition of people with disabilities; however, the Report acknowledges that people with communication difficulties may...

Are there sign posts at the entry gate? How utilising graduate qualities, threshold learning outcomes for law and inherent course requirements might impact on satisfactory completion of a law course

Academics interact regularly with students with documented disabilities under the Disability Discrimination Act 1992 (Cth) who present with Disability Access Plans (DAPs) which state that...

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 healthcare staff in the treatment of children and adolescents with intellectual disability: A brief report

Background Children with an intellectual disability (ID) have complex health needs that extend beyond the expected cognitive deficits, affecting a myriad of developmental domains. These children...

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...

Australian children with special health care needs: social-emotional and learning competencies in the early years

This study examined the relationship between special health care needs and social-emotional and learning competence in the early years. Boys were more likely than girls to have special health care needs. Special health care needs predicted learning and academic competencies in the early years.

Australian Higher Education Policy and Inclusion of People with Disabilities: A Review

Written from the perspective of a disability practitioner and equity manager working in the Australian tertiary education sector for over twenty-five years, this paper reviews some of the...

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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...