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Factors associated with dental admissions for children aged under five years in Western Australia

This paper describes dental hospital admissions and associated factors in children under five years. A range of factors such as sex, location, having birth defects and being Indigenous influenced hospital admissions.

Handicap International

Handicap International is an independent charity working in situations of poverty and exclusion, conflict and disaster.

I want to live my life : understanding the perspectives of people living in supported accommodation

Community based supported accommodation for people with disabilities has been associated with increases in adaptive behaviour, social participation, quality of life and choice. However, research...

Individual characteristics associated with community integration of adults with intellectual disability

This study identified individual characteristics associated with community integration of adults with an intellectual disability. Results showed that daily life skills were an important factor determining life circumstances.

Inquiry into abuse in disability services: final report

Through submissions and extensive public hearings across Victoria, the Committee makes recommendation that can be implemented quickly to prevent and respond to violence against people with disability.

Intellectual disability in the New South Wales inmate population

This paper discusses the implications of a study which used the Hayes Ability Screening Index. to identify inmates at risk for intellectual disability in New South Wales.

Joint attention, language, social relating, and stereotypical behaviours in children with autistic disorder

This study aimed to investigate the relationships between abilities to initiate and respond to joint attention and symptoms of autism that have, and have not, been theoretically linked to joint attention.

Keeping Children with a Disability Safely in their Families

This article explores which support programme(s) for children with a disability and their families positively influenced outcomes for the child and family, and if significant positive change did occur, which programme elements, strategies and/or techniques contributed to positive client outcomes.

Laws on unfitness to stand trial and the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities: Comparing reform in England, Wales, Northern Ireland and Australia

The laws on unfitness to stand in criminal trials have not been examined in great detail by scholars since the coming into force of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with...

Long-Stay Patient Project Full Report

This report investigates the phenomenon of ‘inappropriate long-term placement of

patients’ in mental health facilities, who have stayed long past the time when they need treatment.

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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...