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Depictions of disability: a way with words

This article seeks to examine our developing understanding of children with disability based on four decades of text in the Australian Journal of Early Childhood (AJEC) and the Australian Pre-School Quarterly (APQ).

Developing understandings of 'inclusion' and 'inclusive schooling'

This paper is a philosophical consideration of the concepts of 'inclusion' and 'inclusive schooling', especially with regards to disability.

Disability and the male sex right

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

Disability in rural areas of Australia: An opportunity to develop community resources

Due to medical advances, many children with disability are now living to adulthood. Previous research has revealed that parents of children with disability have major concerns about the future...

Disability, Ageing and Carers, Australia: Summary of Findings, 2012

The Australian Bureau of Statistics produces the Survey of Disability, Ageing and Carers (SDAC). SDAC is the most reliable source on the prevalence of disability in Australia.

Diverse Strategies for Diverse Carers: The Cultural Context of Family Carers in NSW

This project explored the everyday caring experiences of 34 carers from CALD backgrounds and 8 from Anglo-Australian backgrounds through a process of cultural research.

Economic study of muscular dystrophy: Executive summary

This study aimed to canvass the experiences of people with muscular dystrophy in relation to the nexus between MD, employment and cost impacts, including barriers and facilitators in job searching processes and in obtaining needed supports.

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

With increased numbers of students with intellectual disability included in the general classroom environment, teachers need to consider grouping practices that meet the needs of all students....

Effectiveness of support services for children and young people with challenging behaviours related to or secondary to disability, who are in out-of-home care: A systematic review

This study reviewed interventions for children and young people with challenging behaviour in out-of-home care. This review highlights the need for further research of the efficacy of support services for this group.

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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...