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The transition to school of children with developmental disabilities: views of parents and teachers

This paper reports on the perceived benefits of a school transition programme in Queensland. Parents of children with a developmental disability and school teachers expressed their views about the usefulness of the programme as well as challenges during the process of the transition.

The use of the internet as a bibliotherapeutic tool for parents with children with disabilities or special needs : an exploratory study

There is little Australian-based research looking at the use of the Internet as a bibliotherapeutic tool for parents with children with disabilities and special needs. This study used a small...

The use of the internet as a bibliotherapeutic tool for parents with children with disabilities or special needs: An exploratory study.

This thesis investigated how parents, who had children with a disability, used the Internet for information. Parents used the internet to connect with support groups. The thesis attempted to identify factors that influenced their information seeking behaviours.

The Wellbeing of Australians – Caregiving at Home

This report presents the findings of the 13th survey of Australian Unity Wellbeing Index - a research which aims to monitor the subjective wellbeing of the Australian population.

Therapeutic songwriting in music therapy, Part II: Comparing the literature with practice across diverse clinical populations

The purpose of this research was to establish trends in the clinical practice of therapeutic songwriting as implemented across a range of clinical populations.

Therapy and equipment needs of people with cerebral palsy and like disabilities in Australia

This report examines the effectiveness of therapy and equipment, and the nature and extent of met and unmet need for therapy and equipment among people with cerebral palsy and similar disabilities.

Time Use Following a Severe Traumatic Brain Injury

This study examined time use by people who experienced traumatic brain injury (TBI). It found that people with TBI were less likely to be engaged in employment and social life. TBI tends to negatively influence peoples' social well-being.

Total population investigation of dental hospitalizations in Indigenous children under five years in Western Australia using linked data

This study compares dental hospital admissions in a total state birth population of Indigenous and non-Indigenous children aged under five years in Western Australia. Indigenous children were worse off than non-Indigenous children in terms of a number of health outcome measures.

Transitioning Australian Respite

This report examines the impacts for participants, carers, communities and government of transitioning respite care into consumer directed care markets,

Treating the speech disorder in Parkinson's disease online

This paper investigated the feasibility and effectiveness of an Internet-based telerehabilitation application (eREHAB) for the delivery of the Lee Silverman Voice Treatment (LSVT) to persons with Parkinson's disease and disordered speech.

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