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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...

Reliability of a composite measure of social inclusion for people with psychiatric disabilities

This article sought to assess the reliability of a proposed composite measure of social inclusion for people with psychiatric disabilities.

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.

Respite reconsidered: A discussion of key issues and future directions for carer respite

This paper discusses the concept of respite in the context of demographic and social trends; in particular an ageing population, the greater longevity of people with disabilities and the changing role of women and the diversity of family forms.

Responsible choice: the choice between no choice

This paper explored how the idea of 'choice' was understood within an Australian disability service. It suggests that 'choice' was understood as an expression of autonomy, which was both contextual and deviated from the hedonistic approach adopted by Western disability services.

Sarcasm and Advanced Theory of Mind Understanding in Children and Adults with Prelingual Deafness

Two studies addressed key theoretical debates in theory of mind (ToM) development by comparing (a) deaf native signers (n = 18), (b) deaf late signers (n = 59), and (c) age-matched hearing persons...

Scandinavian Journal of Disability Research

Scandinavian Journal of Disability Research is an international peer-reviewed journal aiming to disseminate leading social research on disability.

Service Delivery Complexities: Early Intervention for Children With Physical Disabilities

This study aimed at understanding the experiences of early intervention staff delivering services to children with physical disabilities and their families. The study stressed the usefulness of family-centred practice, flexible service provisions, teamwork, inter-agency coordination and skills.

Service use and access in young children with an intellectual disability or global developmental delay: Associations with challenging behaviour

Background Challenging behaviours are frequently shown by children with an intellectual disability. This study documents service use within this population and explores its relationship with...

Sexual Dysfunction in Multiple Sclerosis

Persons with Multiple Sclerosis have a high prevalence of sexual dysfunction (SD). This article seeks to describe SD in persons with MS, its impact on quality of life and relationship with bladder function.

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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...