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Social competence and peer interactions of students with intellectual disability in an inclusive high school

This paper reports descriptive information on the relationship between social competence and the amount and type of peer interaction for nine adolescents with intellectual disability attending a regular high school.

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 vulnerability and bullying in children with Asperger syndrome

This study evaluated factors that influence bullying for children with Asperger syndrome. Findings showed that social vulnerability strongly impacted on bullying.

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.

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...

Substance Use, Offending, and Participation in Alcohol and Drug Treatment Programmes: A Comparison of Prisoners with and without Intellectual Disabilities

BACKGROUND: Many offenders with intellectual disabilities have substance use issues. Offending behaviour may be associated with substance use.

The Community Tool Box

A free, web-based resource for those working to build healthier communities and bring about social change.

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 Effectiveness of Parent Management Training To Increase Self-Efficacy in Parents of Children with Asperger Syndrome

The study assessed the effectiveness of an intervention programme. The intervention programme aimed at increasing parental competence in management of problem behaviours associated with Asperger syndrome.

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...