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Factors influencing postural management for children with cerebral palsy in the special school setting

Postural management is used to help address the musculoskeletal and participation issues associated with cerebral palsy (CP). This study aimed to identify the factors influencing postural management in special schools.

Factors mediating dysphoric moods and help seeking behaviour among Australian parents of children with autism

This study compared levels of state affect, dysphoric mood, and parenting sense of competence in Australian parents of children with or without autism. The effects of personality and location on...

Factors that lead to successful community integration following severe traumatic brain injury

This study aimed at identifying factors that promote community integration after traumatic brain injury. The main factors were the severity of an injury, age at the time of injury, the level of disability, and challenging behaviour.

Fetal alcohol spectrum disorders: a review of interventions for prevention and management in Indigenous communities

This resource sheet reviews the Australian and international literature published since 1990 on the effectiveness of programs that aim to prevent FASD or to alleviate its effects.

Fitness to stand trial, human rights and possibilities from England and Wales

The capacity of individuals with disability, including cognitive or mental health impairments, to access justice on an equal basis has been considered recently in several Australian jurisdictions....

Fixing the system? The experience of service users of the quasi-market in disability services in Australia

A qualitative study involving semi-structured interviews with 31 people with disabilities and 32 carers in the state of Queensland, Australia was conducted. It found that their experience of...

Gender differences in emotionality and sociability in children with autism spectrum disorders

This article seeks to explore clinical observations that suggest that females with ASD generally demonstrate better social and emotional skills than males with ASD, which may camouflage other diagnostic features.

Gender differences in the perceptions of psychosocial experiences reported by persons with disabilities

The objective of this study was to describe the subjective experience of living with disability.

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.

GP and support people's concerns and priorities for meeting the health care needs of individuals with developmental disabilities: a metropolitan and non-metropolitan comparison

This article seeks to investigate the concerns and priorities of general practitioners and support workers for meeting the health care needs of people with developmental disabilities.

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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...