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A preliminary study of perceived stress in adults with intellectual disabilities according to self-report and informant ratings

This article sought to explore perceived stress in adults with intellectual disabilities according to self‐report and informant ratings.

A Profile of Respite Service Providers in New South Wales

This study examined the profile of respite services in the Australian state of New South Wales and explored respite providers’ views of the factors influencing respite use, and their expectations of respite services, including delivery.

A prospective, longitudinal study of growth, nutrition and sedentary behaviour in young children with cerebral palsy

This study investigates the relationship between factors include linear growth, body composition, oral motor and feeding dysfunction, dietary intake, and time spent sedentary - and health outcomes, health care utilisation, participation and quality of life in young children with cerebral palsy.

A Review of the Research to Identify the Most Effective Models of Best Practice in the Management of Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders

The project reviewed literature relating to the management and treatment of children with autism with the aim to identify the most effective models of best practice.

A snapshot of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities using specialist disability services in Australia, 2002

This article provides a snapshot of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities using specialist disability services in Australia on a 2002 snapshot date.

A systematic review of hospital experiences of people with intellectual disability

This paper reports on a content and quality review of research into the acute hospital experiences of both people with intellectual disabilities and their carers, and identifies research gaps.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Child Protection Outcomes Project: Report on national and international child protection frameworks for Indigenous children

This report provides an overview of the delivery of child welfare services to Indigenous communities in Australia, Canada, the United States and New Zealand.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Performance Framework 2008 report: detailed analyses

This report presents analyses undertaken by the AIHW which were used to support another report which aimed to monitor progress in health among Indigenous Australians.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Performance Framework 2010: detailed analyses

This report aims to analyse and summarise data presented in the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Performance Framework 2010.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Performance Framework 2010: detailed analyses

This report contains detailed analyses underlying the summary data presented in the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Performance Framework 2010.

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