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

Objectives: To investigate mortality and its causes in adults over the age of 20 years with intellectual disability (ID). Design, setting and participants: Retrospective population-based...

Children & Society

Children & Society is an international, interdisciplinary journal publishing high quality research and debate on all aspects of childhood and policies and services for children and young people.

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...

Children’s Health and Parental Labour Supply

This paper examines the relationship between children's long-term health problems and parental labour supply. Children's long-term health problems are associated with declines in household income, mainly due to parents' shift from permanent to fixed-term employment.

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.

Chronic diseases and labour force participation in Australia

This study examined the impact of several chronic diseases such as diabetes and mental illnesses on the probability of labour force participation in Australia. The effects of the chronic conditions on economic participation differed by gender and age groups.

Closure of the Challinor Centre II: An extended report on 95 individuals after 12 months of community living

Individuals with mental health problems were relocated to community-based group homes. The study showed that relocation to the community was associated with a more active and normalised lifestyle than experienced in the institutional setting.

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.

Community Mental Health Journal

Community Mental Health Journal is devoted to the evaluation and improvement of public sector mental health services for people affected by severe mental disorders, serious emotional disturbances and/or addictions.

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....
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