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Defining the Content for a New Quality of Life Questionnaire for Students with Low Vision (The Impact of Vision Impairment on Children: IVI_C)

This study aims to obtain statement which describes the impact of vision impairment on participation in every day activities of school-aged children (8–18 years). The statements obtained are used to

design a new quality of life questionnaire for students with low vision.

Delineating disability, labour force participation and employment restrictions among persons with psychosis

This paper described characteristics of labour force participation and employment among persons with psychosis. It showed that they have low labour force participation rate. It emphasises education and training opportunities for this group.

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.

Designing NDIS: An International Perspective on Individual Funding Systems

This report gives an international perspective on individual finding systems.

Developing and maintaining person centred active support with people with neurotrauma

This study sought to explore the application and effectiveness of delivering Active Support in supported accommodation services for people with neurotrauma.

Developing behavioural training services to meet defined standards within an Australian statewide disability service system and the associated client outcomes

This study examined and the impact of the behavioural services training on the associated client outcomes and the severity rings of subsequent referrals in disability services in Tasmania.

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.

Diabetes and risk of physical disability in adults: A systematic review and meta-analysis

According to previous reports, the risk of disability as a result of diabetes varies from none to double. Disability is an important measure of health and an estimate of the risk of disability as...

Dialectical behavioral therapy informed treatment with Deaf mental health consumers: an Australian pilot program

This paper outlines the process of implementation of a dialectical behavioral therapy (DBT) informed treatment for Australian Deaf mental health consumers.

Differences in the Prevalence, Severity and Symptom Profiles of Depression in Boys and Adolescents with an Autism Spectrum Disorder versus Normally Developing Controls

The prevalence, severity and symptom profiles for major depressive disorder (MDD) were compared in samples of boys and adolescents with and without an autism spectrum disorder (ASD). Self-reports...

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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...