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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.

Arthritis and disability

Arthritis is the second leading cause of disability and the most common cause of chronic pain in Australia today.

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 disordered speech and voice in Parkinson's disease: a telerehabilitation application

This article presents findings of a study which investigates the validity and reliability of a telerehabilitation application for assessing the speech and voice disorder associated with Parkinson's disease.

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.

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.

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.

Australia's health 2006

This is the tenth 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 services expenditure.

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