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Social development in children with foetal alcohol spectrum disorders

The aim of this article is to increase awareness amongst child welfare professionals of how prenatal alcohol exposure impacts on children's social development.

Social Policy and Society

Social Policy and Society

Social Policy and Society is an international academic journal sponsored by the UK Social Policy Association. The journal welcomes stimulating original articles that draw upon contemporary policy-related research and associated developments in the social sciences.

Sterilisation, drugs which suppress sexual drive, and young men who have intellectual disability

This paper reports on 51 responses to a request for information about sterilisation, drugs and young men who have intellectual disability in Australia.

Strathclyde Centre for Disability Research

The Strathclyde Centre for Disability Research is funded from a bequest by Strathclyde Regional Council to the University of Glasgow. Our remit is to provide an academic base for research and teaching in social aspects of disability.

Stress and family quality of life in parents of children with autism spectrum disorder: Parent gender and the double ABCX model

Past research has supported the utility of the Double ABCX model of family adaptation for parents raising a child with autism spectrum disorder (ASD). What remains unclear is the impact of...

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 contributing role of real-life hand skill performance in self-care function of children with and without disabilities

BACKGROUND: Children's hand skills when performing in real-life contexts have been commonly thought as a possible determinant of their self-care function; however, there is a paucity of research...

The dynamics of support over time in the intentional support networks of nine people with intellectual disability

This paper describes the dynamics of support observed in the networks of nine adults with intellectual disability, developed by families who had committed to achieving a ‘good life’ for this...

The effects of child-centered play therapy (CCPT) on the social and emotional growth of young Australian children with autism

This rural Australian study explored the effects of child-centered play therapy (CCPT) on the social and emotional growth of 3 young children with autism ages 4-6 years. Parents sought private...

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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...