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Social inclusion and people with intellectual disability and challenging behaviour: A systematic review

This systematic literature review examined how social inclusion of people with intellectual disability and challenging behaviour has been researched and operationalised in the empirical literature.

Social vulnerability and bullying in children with Asperger syndrome

This study evaluated factors that influence bullying for children with Asperger syndrome. Findings showed that social vulnerability strongly impacted on bullying.

Supporting families who have a child with a disability

This report analyses the assessment process of children with disability with particular emphasis on the family's role.

The Balancing Act: Meeting the Needs of All Children Including an Adolescent with Disabilities

This article seeks to explore parent experiences and strategies used to meet the needs of all their children, including an adolescent with disabilities.

The Economic Value of Informal Care in 2010

This is the first Australian

study of the economic value of the informal care provided by unpaid family carers for people

with disability, mental illness, chronic conditions, terminal illness and the frail aged. 

The Effectiveness of Parent Management Training To Increase Self-Efficacy in Parents of Children with Asperger Syndrome

The study assessed the effectiveness of an intervention programme. The intervention programme aimed at increasing parental competence in management of problem behaviours associated with Asperger syndrome.

The impact of child, family, and professional support characteristics on the quality of life in families of young children with disabilities

The aim of the current study was to examine the contribution of child, family, and support characteristics to the quality of life in families of young children with disabilities.

The Social Skills and Social Status of Mainstreamed Students with Intellectual Disabilities

This article seeks to examine the social skills and social status of children with intellectual disabilities who had partaken in a special pre-school program before entering mainstream school.

The use of information technology and mental health among older care-givers in Australia

This article seeks to explore the relationship between the use of the Internet and the mental health status of older care-givers in Australia.

Time away from “smelling the roses”: Where do mothers raising children with disabilities find the time to work?

Using the Australian Time Use survey (TUS), this study examined time allocation among working parents raising children with disabilities.

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