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Health advocacy: a vital step in attaining human rights for adults with intellectual disability

This paper explores the meaning, perceptions and experiences of advocacy by family members and paid support workers of adults with intellectual disability (ID) and locates the findings within a health and human rights discourse.

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 service provision for country people with developmental disability: An Australian perspective

This article seeks to explore the priorities in the delivery of health care to people in rural towns with developmental disabilities. Overall, a lack of access to primary health care providers, discriminatory practices and a lack of communication was found.

Health Education by Peers with Spinal Cord Injury: a Scoping Review

This scoping review explored existing evidence about the various types and content of health education programs involving peers, aimed at adults with spinal cord injuries.

Health inequalities across socio-economic groups: comparing geographic-area-based and individual-based indicators

This study sought to compare health inequality by socio-economic status (e.g., income, geography and age). It showed that people with a disability were more likely to be disadvantaged, have less income and have a poorer health outcome.

Health literacy of mothers accessing child development services : a model of information use

This study aimed to explore how mothers use information in home therapy programs within child development services. A grounded theory study using semistructured interviews was conducted with 14...

Health of Australians with disability: health stat

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

Health of Australians with disability: health status and risk factors

This bulletin examines how health problems affect health status of people with disability in Australia with a focus on prevalence and age at onset of some significant long term health conditions and relevant health risk factors and behaviours.

Health of mothers with intellectual limitations

This article sought to investigate the health status of mothers with intellectual limitations.

Hospitalisation for cancer and co-morbidities among people with learning disability in Australia

We have examined data from a large cohort of people receiving services for learning disability . While people with learning disability appear to be at similar risk for cancer, they may have poorer...

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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...