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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.

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.

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

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.

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 and its relationship to health conditions and other factors

This report examines the inter-relationships among components of disability, health status and other related factors. It indicates that the nature and severity of disability may be linked to different types of health conditions.

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