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Cause of death and potentially avoidable deaths in Australian adults with intellectual disability using retrospective linked data - Study

This article seeks to investigate mortality and its causes in adults over the age of 20 years with intellectual disability (ID).

Centre for Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities

The Centre undertakes multi-disciplinary research and evaluation projects to inform the development and organisation of policy and services for people with disabilities nationally and internationally.

Challenges in Implementing Wellness Approaches in Childhood Disability Services: Views from the field

This study investigates the extent to which wellness approaches are implemented routinely in childhood disability services by allied health therapists.

Children and Young People with Disability Australia Education Survey 2016

The results of a 2016 national survey on the education experiences of 1396 students with disability.

Children's Health and Parental Labour Supply

This paper investigates the relationship between childrens long-term health problems and parental labour supply using the 2004, 2006 and 2008 Longitudinal Study of Australian Children (LSAC). The...

Choosing disability: preimplantation genetic diagnosis and negative enhancement

This article seeks to explore the concept of preimplantation genetic diagnosis (PGD) being used to achieve outcomes that, commonly, are not socially preferred.

Cochlear implants and infants: Expectations and outcomes

This paper focused on the communication and motor development of infants who had underwent cochlear implantation. Their progress was tracked and measured. The results indicated noticeable growth in receptive language and motor skills after operation.

Cognitive impairment in Aboriginal people with heavy episodic patterns of alcohol use

This research determines the impact of long-term and heavy episodic alcohol use on cognitive function in Aboriginal people.

Communication outcomes of children with permanent hearing loss developing speaking and signing concurrently: a review

Children with permanent hearing loss may communicate using either signed or spoken language. This article seeks to determine the extent to which concurrent access to and use of spoken and signed language influences children's development of spoken or signed language.

Comorbid physical health conditions hinder employment among people with psychiatric disabilities

This paper examined whether physical health conditions hinder employment for people with psychiatric disabilities. Comorbid physical conditions were negatively associated with employment status.

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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...