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Culturally and linguistically diverse carers in Australia: Background report

This report provides a profile of culturally and linguistically diverse carers in Australia, as well as an overview of the services, programs, resources and relevant policies and strategies for this group.

Disability and domestic violence: protecting survivors' human rights

Survivors with disabilities experience domestic violence both more often and differently to those who do not have a disability. The presence of impairment substantially transforms the medical,...

Disability and the male sex right

This article seeks to explore the sexual rights of the disabled in relation to prostitution.

Disability Studies Quarterly (DSQ)

Disability Studies Quarterly (DSQ) is the journal of the Society for Disability Studies (SDS).

Disability, caregiving and interpellation: migrant and non-migrant families of children with disabilities in urban Australia

This paper examines how migration status and carer responsibilities influenced experiences of parents who had cared for children with disabilities.

Early childhood service delivery for families living with childhood disability: Disabling families through problematic implicit ideology

The aim of this paper is to unpack the implicit ideology underpinning early childhood service delivery for families living with childhood disability.

Early development and regression in Rett syndrome

This study utilized developmental profiling to examine symptoms in 14 girls with genetically confirmed Rett syndrome and whose families were participating in the Australian Rett syndrome or...

Educating Oneself out of Social Exclusion: Research Report

This report examines the relationship between education and training and social exclusion in Australia using data from the Household, Income and Labour Dynamics in Australia (HILDA) Survey and the Survey of Education and Training (SET) conducted by the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS).

Effect of group size on the participation of students with mild intellectual disability in physical education

This study examined the effect of group size on the engagement of students with an intellectual disability and their peers without a disability while practising skills. Students with a disability were less likely to engage in motor activities than their counterparts in the study.

Effective assessment of social isolation

This project reviewed the scientific and 'grey' literature concerning instruments used for the effective assessment of social isolation. The research initially identified 155 assessment instruments and used an evaluation framework to identify the most pro

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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...