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Quantitative and qualitative insights into the experiences of children with Rett syndrome and their families

Rett syndrome is a rare neurodevelopmental disorder caused by a mutation in the MECP2 gene. It is associated with severe functional impairments and medical comorbidities such as scoliosis and poor...

Recreational participation and the development of social competence in preschool aged children with disabilities: a cross-sectional study

PURPOSE: To explore the association between participation and social competence for preschool aged children with and without disabilities.;METHODS: The sample was drawn from the Longitudinal Study...

Research Autism

This resource commissions, carries out and supports high quality, independent research into new and existing health, education, social and other interventions designed to help people with autism.

Sensory Processing and Its Relationship with Children's Daily Life Participation

AIMS: To investigate whether children with probable or definite differences in sensory processing (SP) had participation restrictions, and the relationship between Short Sensory Profile (SSP)...

Service and support needs of Australian carers supporting a family member with disability at home

This study investigates the support needs of Australian family carers.

Service Delivery Complexities

The purpose of this study was to gain an understanding of the experiences of frontline early intervention (EI) staff delivering services to children with physical disabilities and their families....

Siblings Australia Inc.

This website will allow you to access information about sibling support - services, resources, research and policy - whether you are a sibling, parent, worker or researcher.

Siblings Roles in the Lives of Older Group Home Residents with Intellectual Disability: Working with Staff to Safeguard Wellbeing.

This study explored the roles siblings played in the lives of older people with intellectual disability who live in group homes, and the relationships between residents’ siblings and group home staff.

Sleep disruptions and mental health of primary caregivers of persons with disability due to chronic mental and physical conditions in the Australian population

This article sought to investigate the association between sleep disruption and the general mental health of caregivers of disabled people in Australia.

Social Care Institute for Excellence

The Social Care Institute for Excellence (SCIE) improves the lives of people who use care services by sharing knowledge about what works.

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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...