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Developing communication access standards to maximize community inclusion for people with communication support needs

People with communication support needs experience barriers that limit their social inclusion in society. A community approach such as communication access that targets changing attitudes, skills,...

Developing the National Early Childhood Development Researchable Data Set

This information paper outlines the processes undertaken towards establishing the National Early Childhood Development Researchable Data Set.

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...

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.

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...

Ecologies of housing and underlying assumptions of vulnerability

Purpose - The purpose of this paper is to understand the difficulties in implementing models of housing, and to help address the lack of accessible and affordable private housing for people with...

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.

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.

Efficacy of Stepping Stones Triple P Plus a Stress Management Adjunct for Parents of Children with an Acquired Brain Injury: The Protocol of a Randomised Controlled Trial

This is a protocol which describes a wait-list randomised controlled trial of a behavioural family intervention plus a parent stress management programme for paediatric Paediatric acquired brain injury (ABI).

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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...