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Comparative Program Options for Aging People with Intellectual Disabilities

This study compared different models of day-support programs used by older people with intellectual disabilities.

Comparing the Job Strain and Job Demand-Control-Support Models in Direct-Care Disability Workers: Support for Support

This study attempted to determine the relationship of stress to occupation. Occupation-specific stressors and/or psychological reactions may trigger stress-related-illness among different types of employees. .

Comparing the responsiveness of functional outcome assessment measures for trauma registries

Measuring long-term disability and functional outcomes after major trauma is not standardized across trauma registries. An ideal measure would be responsive to change but not have significant...

Comparing the responsiveness of functional outcome assessment measures for trauma registries

This study assessed the responsiveness of several measurement scales used to measure long-term disability and functional outcomes after trauma. It recommends that the Glasgow Outcome Scale-Extended (GOSE) produce the most reliable and consistent results.

Comprehensive health assessments during de-institutionalization: an observational study

This article seeks to investigate the effectiveness of the comprehensive health assessment program (CHAP) in people with intellectual disability transitioning from institutional care to community care.

Construct validity of the Children's Hand-Skills ability Questionnaire (CHSQ) in children with disabilities: A Rasch analysis

This study further investigated the internal and external construct validity of The Children's Hand-Skill ability Questionnaire (CHSQ).

Construct validity of the Quality of Upper Extremity Skills Test for children with cerebral palsy

This study examined the suitability of the Quality of Upper Extremity Skills Test (QUEST) in children with cerebral palsy (CP). This test was reviewed by using data from 94 children with CP. The study suggests some revisions to QUEST before using.

Contested Housing Landscapes? Social Inclusion, Deinstitutionalisation and Housing Policy in Australia

This paper explores the character and implications of deinstitutionalisation in Australia as a rehousing process. It is based on a recent national research project that has examined the housing futures of people with intellectual disabilities who have been, or will be, deinstitutionalised.

Culture and coping: Anglo- and Greek-Australian parents of children with a disability

This article seeks to explore coping methods in Anglo- and Greek-Australian families with a disabled child.

Data quality of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander identification: seven community services data collections

This report examines the quality of identification of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander clients in seven data collections.

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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...