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Social inclusion and people with intellectual disability and challenging behaviour: A systematic review

This systematic literature review examined how social inclusion of people with intellectual disability and challenging behaviour has been researched and operationalised in the empirical literature.

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.

Social relationships and friendships of children with developmental disabilities: Implications for inclusive settings. A systematic review

This paper presents a review of 36 studies relating to social relationships between children with developmental disabilities and their peers. It found the relationships between these two groups are often patchy, non-linear and limited in context.

Stress and coping in primary caregivers of children with a disability : a qualitative study using the Lazarus and Folkman Process Model of Coping

The article seeks to explore the common stressors encountered by caregivers of children with a disability.

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.

Supporting workers with disabilities: A scoping review of the role of human resource management in contemporary organisations

This is a scoping review of literature on human resource management (HRM) and management practice that impacts on workers with physical, mental health and intellectual disabilities, employed or...

Tertiary paediatric emergency department use in children and young people with cerebral palsy

AimsThe aim of this study was to describe the pattern of tertiary paediatric emergency department (ED) use in children and young people with cerebral palsy (CP). MethodsA retrospective analysis of...

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 Economic Value of Informal Care in 2010

This is the first Australian

study of the economic value of the informal care provided by unpaid family carers for people

with disability, mental illness, chronic conditions, terminal illness and the frail aged. 

The effect of activity type on the engagement and interaction of young children with disabilities in inclusive childcare settings

The engagement and adult and peer interaction of 37 young children with a range of disabilities was measured in free play, group, and meal-routine activities in inclusive childcare settings. A...

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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...