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Health status and use of medications by adults with intellectual disability in Western Australia

Background Evidence suggests that adults with intellectual disability (ID) are vulnerable to poor health outcomes. This paper describes the health status and medication use of adults with ID in...

Helpgiving styles and parent empowerment in families with a young child with a disability

This study reports the results of a survey completed by two groups of families with a young child attending early intervention programs in the US and in Australia.

How can clinical ethics guide the management of comorbidities in the child with Rett syndrome?

Rett syndrome is a rare disorder caused by a mutation in the MECP2 gene. Those affected generally have severe functional impairments, and medical comorbidities such as scoliosis and poor growth...

Identifying the barriers and facilitators to participation in physical activity for children with Down syndrome

The aim of this study was to explore the barriers and facilitators to physical activity for children with Down syndrome.

In search of a level playing field -- the constraints and benefits of sport participation for people with intellectual disability

This paper presents the results of a study seeking to examine the experiences of people with intellectual disability in a sporting context.

Inclusive and empowering discourse in an early childhood literacy classroom with Indigenous students

This paper describes a school teacher's strategies that contributed significantly to the academic development of Indigenous students. Good teacher-student relationships and inclusive approach were key to success.

Inclusive domestic violence standards: strategies to improve interventions for women with disabilities?

Women with disabilities experience violence at greater rates than other women, yet their access to domestic violence services is more limited. This limitation is mirrored in domestic violence...

Inclusive research: making a difference to policy and legislation

BACKGROUND: While inclusive research has become an important stream in research with people with intellectual disabilities, there is a tension between the possibly empowering research process and...

Journeys to play: planning considerations to engender inclusive playspaces

Making playspaces inclusive has predominately focused on internal design, addressing factors that constrain play experiences within these spaces for children with diverse impairments and their...

Keeping Children with a Disability Safely in their Families

This article explores which support programme(s) for children with a disability and their families positively influenced outcomes for the child and family, and if significant positive change did occur, which programme elements, strategies and/or techniques contributed to positive client outcomes.

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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...