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Deinstitutionalisation in Australia part II: Results from a long-term study

This article presents results from a long-term study. The study assessed the benefits of relocation of people with intellectual disabilities to community from mental health institutions. The results show positive outcomes for the study participants.

Describing the phenotype in Rett syndrome using a population database

This article presents findings of a study which describes the variation in phenotype in Rett syndrome using four different scales, by means of a population database.

Developing the Understanding and Practice of Inclusion in Higher Education for International Students with Disabilities/Additional Needs: A Whole Schooling Approach

This paper focuses on inclusion in higher education using a whole schooling philosophy. Researchers recorded the perspectives and views of students with a disability. They suggested models of best practice and policies to promote inclusive strategies in tertiary education.

Development and Evaluation of a Pilot Filmmaking Project for Rural Youth with a Serious Mental Illness

This paper evaluates a creative arts project which taught young people with mental illnesses filmmaking skills and techniques over a five-week period.

Developmental milestones in infants and young Australasian children with achondroplasia

This article seeks to explore developmental milestones in children with achondroplasia. Results indicate that fine motor development does not seem to be as delayed as previously suggested.

Dinnertime and bedtime routines and rituals in families with a young child with an autism spectrum disorder

This article provides a description of the experiences of dinnertime and bedtime routines in Australian families with a young child with an Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), as well as common challenges experienced.

Disability and health inequalities in Australia - Research summary

This report addresses the social and economic determinants of mental and physical health of people with disability.

Disability and Rehabilitation

This journal publishes reviews, research papers and letters on rehabilitation in practice, perspectives in rehabilitation and case studies.

Disability and stress: a study in perspectives

The study aimed to test the hypothesis that people with a disability may report higher than average stress levels and reveal what aspects of life bother people with different forms of disability.

Disability burden due to stroke in Western Australia: new insights from linked data sources

Stroke-related years lived with disability are likely to be underestimated in Western Australia. This study aims to improve estimates by improving the accuracy of component inputs: nonfatal (28-day survivor) incidence, disease duration and disability (severity) weights.

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