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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...

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

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 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 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.

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 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...

Australian Social Trends, Jun 2012

Australian Social Trends draws on a wide range of data, sourced both from ABS and other agencies, to present a picture of Australian society. It aims to address current and perennial social concerns and to provide answers to key social questions.

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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...