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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people with disability: wellbeing, participation and support

This report explores the experience of Indigenous people with disability compared with Indigenous people without disability and all Australians with similar severity of disability.

Accessible Mental Health Services for People with an Intellectual Disability: A Guide for Providers

This guide has been developed as a practical framework for the development of accessible mental health services. It provides assistance to professionals and to services to improve access to high quality mental health care for people with an intellectual disability.

Acquired brain injury research project (PDF) final report

This report provides information about the prevalence of acquired brain injury (ABI). It points to unmet service needs. It presents an estimation of money required for people living with an ABI.

Advancing the Curriculum for Young People who have an Intellectual Disability. Advocacy in Health: A Pilot Study

This article reports on the pilot work for a collaborative National Health and Medical Research Council project in Australia involving education and health professionals to improve the health and well‐being of young people who have an intellectual disability.

Aerobic exercise improves lung function in children with intellectual disability: A randomised trial

This article seeks to explore if aerobic exercise improves lung function in children with intellectual disability.

Aged Services Learning and Research Centre (ASLaRC)

This report evaluates the outcomes of a project - Futures Planning for Older Carers of Adults with Disabilities (phrase 2).

Aging mothers and aging daughters: Life-long caring and intellectual disability

This paper examines the relationships between ageing, caring and intellectual disability. The article describes how dominant discourses associated with eugenics, institutional care and motherhood shape caring and daughter-mother relationships.

An independent outcome study of a Pivotal Response Training (PRT) intervention for children with autism An Autism Spectrum Australia (Aspect) model class pilot project

This article seeks to explore the outcomes of a Pivotal Response Training (PRT) intervention in children with autism.

An initial evaluation of a long-term, sustainable, integrated community-based physical activity program for adults with intellectual disability

This article seeks to evaluate the physical and psychosocial benefits of a long term physical activity program for adults with intellectual disability (ID).

Analysis and enhancement of communication behaviour in children with cerebral palsy

This thesis examined the idiosyncratic and subtle behaviours of children with cerebral palsy. It pointed to the need for more effective communication interventions for the children.

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Research to Action Guides

  • This Guide explores what the research evidence tells us makes a difference in group homes, and to the lives of people who live in them....
  • This Research to Action Guide promotes and supports best practice in inclusive research by providing a review of the evidence and strategies that ensure end-use...