You are here: HomeHealth and wellbeing

Current CADR projects

Download a summary of our current projects;

We want to hear from you!

Help us improve the CADR clearing house

Health and wellbeing

Teaching Children with Hearing Loss in Reading Recovery

This study quantitatively analyzed the structure of Reading Recovery lessons for children with hearing loss by examining and comparing the supportive interactions of three Reading Recovery teachers of 12 children with hearing loss and three Reading Recovery teachers of 12 hearing children.

Teaching medical students about disability and rehabilitation: methods and student feedback

This article reports the student feedback on a new topic on disability and rehabilitation.introduced in a new postgraduate medical course at Flinders University of South Australia.

Teaching play skills to young children with autism

Children with autism often display deficits in play skills and engage in stereotypic behaviour. This article seeks to identify effective instructional strategies for teaching play skills to young children with autism.

Temporal trends in cerebral palsy by impairment severity and birth gestation

Aim: Our aim was to build on previous research indicating that rates of cerebral palsy (CP) in the Australian state of Victoria are declining, and examine whether severity of impairments is also...

Testing a disability question for the census

This report discusses the methods and the results of a test conducted by Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) which aimed to test a census question on disability. The test was conducted between 1997 and 1998.

The assessment of disability in patients with psychotic disorders: an application of the ICIDH-2

This paper aims to describe the application of the International Classification of Functioning and Disability (ICIDH-2) in the assessment of disability in patients with psychotic disorders.

The Australian National Survey of Mental Health and Well-Being. Common psychological symptoms and disablement

This article seeks to examine the distribution of common psychological symptoms and associated disablement in the Australian population.

The communication skills used by deaf children and their hearing peers in a question-and-answer game context

This paper explored communication skills used by deaf children. Results were compared with their hearing peers. Deaf children performed worse than their hearing peers and took longer times in answering questions.

The community approach to participation: Outcomes following acquired brain injury intervention

This study examined the participation outcomes of individuals with severe acquired brain injury (ABI) who attended an intervention programme following ABI. Their participation resulted in increased functional independence, community integration and well-being.

The Definition, Incidence and Prevalence of Acquired Brain Injury in Australia

This report presents newly derived estimates of rates of hospitalisation associated with acquired brain injury, and the prevalence and demographic patterns of disability attributable to acquired...

Academic Literature
Academic Literature
Academic Literature
Academic Literature
Academic Literature
Academic Literature
Academic Literature
Academic Literature
Academic Literature
green strip

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...