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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.

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 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.

Another minority group: use of aged care day programs and community leisure services by older people with lifelong disability

This study examined the extent to which programs available to the general aged community are accessible to older people with lifelong disability.

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.

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 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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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...