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Flexibility of Programme Delivery in Providing Effective Family-centred Intervention for Remote Families

This study investigated beliefs and values around family-centred practice through examining professional beliefs about children, parents and how they could work with families. It also investigated how the mode of programme delivery might be associated with outcomes for families.

Functional performance in young Australian children with achondroplasia

This article seeks to determine population-specific developmental milestones for independence in self-care, mobility, and social cognitive skills in children with achondroplasia, the most common skeletal dysplasia.

General practitioners' awareness and understanding of vocational rehabilitation in schizophrenia: A Tasmanian perspective

This study investigated general practitioners' awareness and understanding of the benefits of vocational rehabilitation in the treatment of schizophrenia.

General practitioners' views on perceived and actual gains, benefits and barriers associated with the implementation of an Australian health assessment for people with intellectual disability

This article seeks to explore general practitioners' views on the Comprehensive Health Assessment Program (CHAP) for people with intellectual disability.

General Social Survey: Summary Results, Australia, 2014

In 2014, the fourth General Social Survey (GSS) was conducted with Australians aged 15 years and over.

Geographical patterns in the recreation and leisure participation of children and youth with cerebral palsy: A CAPE international collaborative network study

This article seeks to explore geographical variation in the leisure participation of children/youth with cerebral palsy (CP), using Children's Assessment of Participation and Enjoyment (CAPE) data from Australia, Canada and the US.

Health and functional capacity -- Capturing capability limitations in measures of health

This paper explores which measures of health accurately reflect the functional capabilities of individuals – that is, in what measures of health do those classified as having poorer health actually have poorer functional outcomes.

Health care for people with an intellectual disablity: General Practitioners' attitudes, and provision of care

This article seeks to investigate general practitioners’ (GPs) beliefs about the importance of addressing nine health care issues for people with intellectual disabilities, and their roles in providing this care.

Health of Australians with disability: health stat

This bulletin aims to address the disparity in health between Australians with disability and those without disability.

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Research to Action Guides

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