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Disability and stress: a study in perspectives

The study aimed to test the hypothesis that people with a disability may report higher than average stress levels and reveal what aspects of life bother people with different forms of disability.

Disability in Australia: acquired brain injury

This bulletin examines acquired brain injury (ABI) in Australia: its causes, the prevalence and severity of disability related to ABI, and the needs of people with ABI in various aspects of life.

Disability in Australia: intellectual disability

This report provides information about the prevalence of intellectual disability and related health conditions. The analyses focus on outcomes of participation in major life areas.

Disability prevalence and trends

This report provides information about the prevalence of different types of disability in Australia. It further examined changes in population patterns of disability prevalence in Australia.

Disability support services 2004-05: national data on services provided under the Commonwealth State/Territory Disability Agreement

This report provides information on the service outlets funded under the Commonwealth State/Territory Disability Agreement (CSTDA) and the people who use these services.

Disability support services 2006-07: national data on services provided under the Commonwealth State/Territory Disability Agreement

This report provides information relating to Commonwealth State/Territory Disability Agreement (CSTDA) -funded service outlets and users of these services, including support needs of users and informal care arrangements.

Disability support services 2007-08: national data on services provided under the Commonwealth State/Territory Disability Agreement

This report provides information relating to Commonwealth State/Territory Disability Agreement (CSTDA)-funded service outlets and users of these services, including support needs of users and informal care arrangements.

Disability support services: services provided under the National Disability Agreement 2010-11

This report presents data collected in the Disability Services National Minimum Data Set (DS

NMDS) on disability support services that were provided under the National Disability

Agreement (NDA).

Disability-specific preparation programme plays an important role in shaping students’ attitudes towards disablement and patients with disabilities

A small pilot study was conducted to explore the effect of a clinical placement in a rehabilitation setting on nursing students’ attitudes towards, and effectiveness in caring for, adult patients with acquired disabilities from head and spinal injuries.

Disability, Ageing and Carers, Australia: Summary of Findings

This publication presents a summary of results from the Survey of Disability, Ageing and

Carers (SDAC) conducted by the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) throughout

Australia, from June to November 2003.

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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...