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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).

An examination of the experiences of young people who care for a family member experiencing physical or mental health problems in Australia

This article explores how young people perceive their experience of providing care to family members. Interviews were conducted with six young people aged from 14 to 17 years old who identified as...

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.

Ask for it: development of a health advocacy intervention for adults with intellectual disability and their general practitioners

This article seeks to outline a communication tool that aims to improve communication between people with intellectual disability, general practitioners (GPs) and advocates.

Ask: a health advocacy program for adolescents with an intellectual disability: a cluster randomised controlled trial

This article sought to investigate a health intervention package that claims to enhance interactions among adolescents with intellectual disability, their parents/carers, and general practitioners (GPs).

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.

Assessment of acquired brain injury in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians: Guidance for DisabilityCare Australia

This paper reports the project which aimed to develop best practice guideline, support framework and a culturally appropriate instrument for assessing functioning,

cognitive impairment, and the care and support needs of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander persons with acquired brain injury.

Audit and comprehensive health assessment programme in the primary healthcare of adults with intellectual disability: a pilot study

This article seeks to explore general practitioners' views on health assessments programs aimed at adults with intellectual disability.

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 2000: the seventh biennial report of the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare

Australia's Health 2000 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 services costs and performance.

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