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Dental admissions in children under two years - a total-population investigation

This paper describes dental and oral cavity admissions and associated factors in children under two years of age using total-population databases. There were 1513 dental admissions occurring in...

Design and quality of ICF-compatible data items for national disability support services

This paper aims to examine the structure, distribution and interrelationships of International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health (ICF)-compatible items in Australia's national data collection about disability support services.

Designing NDIS: An International Perspective on Individual Funding Systems

This report gives an international perspective on individual finding systems.

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

This review presents a systematic analysis of studies in the area of diabetes, disability and health. It shows that diabetes increases the risk of disability.

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...

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.

Direct costs of blindness in Australia

This study calculated the direct financial costs of blindness to the Australian government and community. Three case studies were used to calculate the annual costs associated with blindness. There were significant financial costs to the government and the communities. .

Disability (The 2011 Census Paper Series)

The aim of this paper is to use the 2006 and 2011 Censuses to provide some information on the geographic and demographic distribution of disability within the Indigenous population.

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.

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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...