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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Performance Framework 2012: detailed analyses

This report provides the latest information on how Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are faring according to a range of indicators on health status, determinants of health and health system performance.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health services report 2011-12: Online Services Report - key results

This is the fourth national report on health services, Aboriginal community controlled and non-community controlled health organisations, funded by the Office for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health.

Access to dental services for children with intellectual and developmental disabilities – A scoping review

This research scopes published studies that address access to dental services for children with IDD in order to determine the extent to which various barriers have been researched.

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.

Across the divide: Facilitating the transition of students with intellectual disability to secondary school

This research project explored the major concerns of different stakeholders involved in the transition from primary to secondary schools of students with an intellectual disability. Results highlighted the need for more effective communication among carers, parents and other stakeholders.

Activities of daily living in children with hemiplegic cerebral palsy: a cross-sectional evaluation using the assessment of motor and process skills

This study investigated The level of activity and participation limitation in the home environment for 54 South Australian children with hemiplegic cerebral palsy. Younger children performed better than older children on motor skills measurement scales used in the study.

Adapting Evidence-Based Interventions for Students With Developmental Disabilities

Students with developmental disabilities have many challenges with learning and adaptive behaviour, as well as a higher prevalence rate of mental health problems. Although there is a substantial...

Adults with intellectual disability in long-term respite care: a qualitative study

In an effort to understand why some individuals remain in respite care on a long-term basis, we audited the files of 10 adults with developmental disability who had been living in three respite care units for 12–24 months.

Affective and anxiety disorders and their relationship with chronic physical conditions in Australia: findings of the 2007 National Survey of Mental Health and Wellbeing

This paper reports on the prevalence of chronic physical and mental health conditions in Australian adults. A nationally representative survey was conducted to gather information. People with a disability were more likely to have a mental health problem and chronic physical conditions.

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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...