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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.

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 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...

An independent outcome study of a Pivotal Response Training (PRT) intervention for children with autism An Autism Spectrum Australia (Aspect) model class pilot project

This article seeks to explore the outcomes of a Pivotal Response Training (PRT) intervention in children with autism.

An initial evaluation of a long-term, sustainable, integrated community-based physical activity program for adults with intellectual disability

This article seeks to evaluate the physical and psychosocial benefits of a long term physical activity program for adults with intellectual disability (ID).

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.

Annotated Bibliography of Research on the Implementation of Positive Behaviour Support

Presents an annotated bibliography of research on the implementation of Positive Behaviour Support commissioned by the Western Australian Disability Commission.

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.

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.

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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...