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A phenomenological study: The social world of five adolescents who have Asperger's syndrome

This phenomenological study investigated the social experiences and perceptions of friendship among teenagers diagnosed with Asperger's syndrome.

A picture of Australia's children

'A picture of Australia's children' is the third national statistical report on the health, development and wellbeing of Australia's children aged 0-14 years.

A qualitative investigation of recovery after femoral fracture in Rett syndrome

Background: Children with severe disability often develop osteoporosis and have an increased risk of fracture. In Rett syndrome, the prevalence of fracture is four times greater than in the...

A systematic review of interventions to support siblings of children with chronic illness or disability

Methods: Twenty electronic databases were searched. Study selection, data extraction and assessment of methodological quality were performed by two independent reviewers.

Access and the use of information technology in the older Australian population: A comparison among the healthy, chronically ill, and people with disability with and without limitation to core functioning

This article seeks to examine the access and usage of information technology in Australia among various groups of older people including healthy, chronically ill, and disabled people; with and without limitations to core functional activities.

Adolescents with Asperger Syndrome and Perceptions of Friendship

This qualitative study investigated the perceptions of friendship faced by teenagers diagnosed With Asperger syndrome.

Alcohol and its relationship to offence variables in a cohort of offenders with intellectual disability

Background Alcohol use and misuse may be lower in people with intellectual disability (ID) than in the general population but may be related to offending.Method Alcohol-related crime and history...

An exploration of loneliness: Communication and the social networks of older people with cerebral palsy

In this paper, the authors present some findings from a larger qualitative study on the loneliness experiences of older people with cerebral palsy.

An exploratory study examining the relationships between the personal, environmental and activity participation variables and quality of life among young adults with disabilities

Purpose: Despite the apparent importance of International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health (ICF) framework in influencing the relationships between participation and quality of...

Attitudes of undergraduate health science students towards patients with intellectual disability, substance abuse, and acute mental illness: a cross-sectional study

The objective of this study was to measure the attitudes of undergraduate students enrolled in six different health-related courses at Monash University toward patients with intellectual disability, substance abuse, and acute mental illness.

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