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Enhancing the accessibility of public mental health services in Queensland to meet the needs of deaf people from an Indigenous Australian or culturally and linguistically diverse background

The aim of this paper was to identify the accessibility barriers that deaf people from an Indigenous Australian or culturally and linguistically diverse background encounter when attempting to access public mental health services in Queensland.

Evaluating communication training for paid carers of people with traumatic brain injury

This paper aims to evaluate the effectiveness of a communication training programme for paid carers to improve their conversational interactions with people with traumatic brain injury (TBI).

Evaluating diagnostic tools in autism assessments

The project examined the validity of the Gilliam Autism Rating Scale (GARS) in a sample of 26 children presenting for assessment with and without concerns about autism disorder.

Evaluating the Usefulness of the Social Responsiveness Scale (SRS)

This research evaluated the effectiveness of the Social Responsiveness Scale (SRS) as a screening tool in the

specific case of referring a child to a tertiary referral autism-specific

assessment service such as that provided by Aspect.

Evaluation of four autism early childhood intervention programs

This paper evaluates four Autism Early Childhood Intervention programs delivered in four ADHC regions between 1 July 2008 and 30 June 2012.

Every Australian Counts

This online resource aims to help people get ready for the National Disability Insurance Scheme and ensure they get the most they can get out of it.

Examining the participation patterns of an ageing population with disabilities in Australia

This study examined the patterns of participation in physical activity of people with disabilities. Age, workload and type of disability affected the participation patterns of the older people in sports.

Exercise intervention to prevent falls and enhance mobility in community dwellers after stroke: a protocol for a randomised controlled trial

This is a protocol of a randomised controlled trial will investigate whether exercise can reduce fall rates and increase mobility and physical activity levels in stroke survivors.

Extinguishing the social?: State sponsored self-care policy and the Chronic Disease Self-management Programme

he Chronic Disease Self‐management Programme (CDSMP) is a psycho‐educational programme designed to increase the capacity of people with chronic conditions to self‐manage. This article seeks to explore he principles of the CDSMP as a national self‐care policy initiative.

Facilitating Transition: Elements of Successful Case Management Practice for Older Parents of Adults with Intellectual Disability

This paper reports on an evaluation on “Options for Older Families" - two pilot programs which utilised intensive case management with access to discretionary funds to work with older carers on immediate needs and planning for the future.

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