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Pilot of case management for young people with challenging behaviour

This paper evaluates Stay Connected Pilot

Program to determine how effectively the

program has helped young people in the target group achieve outcomes at

home, school and in the community.

Planning and decision making about the future care of older group home residents and transition to residential aged care

This study examined perceptions held by family members, group home staff and organisational managers about the future of older residents and the decisions made that a move to residential aged care was necessary.

Positive behaviour support: What model of disability does it represent?

Positive behaviour support (PBS) has become well established as an intervention approach for individuals with intellectual disability and challenging behaviour. However, what remains unexplored is...

Practical ways to overcome isolation for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander carers: A literature review

There is a lack of information about Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander (ATSI) carers. This report presents information about care provided by ATSI carers in Australia.

Practical ways to overcome isolation for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander carers: A literature review

This report aims to focus on carers (in particular, informal) of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander background and the barriers they face.

Prevalence and onset of comorbidities in the CDKL5 disorder differ from Rett syndrome

Background: Initially described as an early onset seizure variant of Rett syndrome, the CDKL5 disorder is now considered as an independent entity. However, little is currently known about the full...

Prioritizing vulnerable children: why should we address inequity?

BACKGROUND: Children and young people from vulnerable population groups, including Indigenous Australians, those in out of home care, those with disabilities and those from refugee families, have...

Qualitative research with families living with autism spectrum disorder: Recommendations for conducting semistructured interviews

In this paper, the insights and experiences of a research team involved in conducting qualitative research with families living with autism spectrum disorder are drawn upon to provide reflections...

Quality of life and quality of service relationships: experiences of people with disabilities

Quality of life’ experiences for people with disabilities who are highly dependent on services that are delivered in home-based environments are strongly influenced by the nature of their interactions with service workers. This article seeks to o gain insight into service users' daily experiences.

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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...