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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...

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.

Checklists for general practitioner diagnosis of depression in adults with intellectual disability

Researchers assessed two tools used for diagnosis and management of depression in adults with intellectual disability. The two checklists were almost similar. The carer checklist was more suitable than the GP tool.

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 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 with disabilities in. Australia

The purpose of this report is to detail what is currently known about children with disability

in Australia.

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...

Chronic pain in multiple sclerosis: prevalence, characteristics, and impact on quality of life in an Australian community cohort

This article seeks to explore chronic pain in 94 persons with multiple sclerosis residing in the community.

Communicating About Loss: Experiences of Older Australian Adults With Cerebral Palsy and Complex Communication Needs

This study explored how older adults with a lifelong disability, such as cerebral palsy, and complex communication needs (CCN) experience loss and manage the grieving process.

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...