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Culturally and linguistically diverse carers in Australia: Background report

This report presents information about care provided by culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) populations in Australia. It provides a profile of the CALD carers and an overview of their...

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 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 Studies Quarterly (DSQ)

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

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...

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....

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

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...