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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.

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.

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.

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.

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...

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...