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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 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 Studies Quarterly (DSQ)

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

Disability theatre in Australia: a survey and a sector ecology

In this paper, I use an ecologies approach to present reflections on the history of disability and deaf theatre in Australia, in light of the distinctive local policy, industry, and production...

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.

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

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....

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...