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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).

Ageing people with a lifelong disability: challenges for the aged care and disability sectors

Using people with intellectual disability as an exemplar of those who are ageing with a lifelong disability, the paper analyses their location within and the services offered to them by the aged care and disability sectors in Australia.

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.

Agreement Between a Brief Autism Observational Instrument and Established ASD Measures

Limited time and resources necessitate the availability of accurate, inexpensive and rapid diagnostic aids for Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). The Autistic Behavioural Indicators Instrument (ABII)...

An Integrative Review of Literature on the Implementation of Positive Behaviour Support

This literature review integrates the core literature on Positive Behaviour Support (PBS) and its systemic implementation in organisations.

Assessing the Early Characteristics of Autistic Disorder using Video Analysis

In this study, the behaviours of infants were observed using home videos, in an attempt to identify social difficulties characteristic of infants with autistic disorder.

Assessing the prevalence and exploring the aetiology of intellectual disability in the early twentieth century: The experience of policy and practice in New South Wales

This paper provides an account of attempts made in Australia and in New South Wales in particular to assess the prevalence of intellectual disability. Epilepsy and syphilis emerge as co-morbid conditions linked to intellectual disability.

Association of sociodemographic characteristics of children with intellectual disability in Western Australia

This article seeks to investigate sociodemographic correlates of intellectual disability (ID) in children born in Western Australia.

Audit of cardiovascular disease risk factors among supported adults with intellectual disability attending an ageing clinic

This study identified some of the risk factors for older adults with intellectual disability (ID). Some of the risk factors were hypertension, elevated glucose and cholesterol, being overweight, obesity, smoking and exercise.

Australia's health 2002: the eighth biennial report of the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare

It is the eighth biennial health report of the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare. It is the nation's authoritative source of information on patterns of health and illness, determinants of health, the supply and use of health services, and health service costs and performance.

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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...