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Autism in context 2: Assessment, intervention and services in Australia

Abstract Continuing from part 1, part 2 of the autism spectrum disorders review explores clinical practice and service delivery aspects of autism spectrum disorders including current assessment...

Barriers to sexual health provision for people with intellectual disability: A disability service provider and clinician perspective

Background: Sexual health remains one of the most overlooked areas of life for people with intellectual disability. In recent years there has been an increasing expectation that this issue will be...

Behavioral and physiological predictors of guide dog success

This paper reports on experiments conducted to find ways to reduce the costs of guide dogs for people with vision impairment. This study reports that four specific behavioural responses, which may reflect anxiety and restlessness, predict low suitability of dogs for guiding work.

Body image and physical disability -- personal perspectives

This study used qualitative methodology to investigate the body image concerns of people with physical disabilities. Three males and four females aged between 22 and 50 years, in Melbourne,...

Can employment positively affect the recovery of people with psychiatric disabilities?

This study explored the relationship between employment and recovery in individuals with psychiatric disabilities and proposed that participants who were employed would have higher levels of recovery than participants who were not employed.

Caregivers of people with neurodegenerative diseases: Profile and unmet needs from a population-based survey in South Australia

This is a cross-sectional, whole of population study conducted in South Australia. Data were analysed to determine the profile and unmet care needs of people who identify as having provided care for a person who died an expected death from NDDs.

Carers: doing it tough, doing it well

In the context of the NDIS and reform to federally funded carer supports, this report presents the results of evaluation of two block funded carer support programs run by Anglicare Sydney in order to identify impacts of caring and of current carer support arrangements.

Caring for older Australians: Inquiry report

Link to overview - http://www.pc.gov.au/__data/assets/pdf_file/0016/110932/aged-care-overview-booklet.

Caring for people with a mental disability at home: Australian carers’ perceptions of service provision

This paper shows carer perceptions of the adequacy of assistance. The findings show that people with mental and severe disability are more likely to think that they received inadequate service.

Caring into Old Age: The wellbeing and support needs of parent carers of people with disabilities

This report outlines the impacts of the caring role upon ageing parent carers within Anglicare’s Support Coordination program, with a focus on the personal wellbeing of carers.

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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...