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Challenges of user-centred assistive technology provision in Australia: shopping without a prescription

PURPOSE: People with disability have a right to assistive technology devices and services, to support their inclusion and participation in society. User-centred approaches aim to address consumer...

Change in residential remoteness during the first 5 years of life in an australian cerebral palsy cohort

Aim: To determine if families of children with cerebral palsy living in Australia move to less remote areas between birth and 5 years. Method: Children on the Australian Cerebral Palsy Register (n...

Characteristics of the closest relationships between children with developmental disabilities and peers in inclusive settings

This study examined the features of the relationships between children with developmental disabilities and their peers in inclusive school settings. It focuses on intimacy, trust, companionship and confluent between these children.

Children of parents with intellectual disability: Facing poor outcomes or faring okay?

This is a comprehensive review of the literature to investigate if the children of parents with intellectual disability are at risk of poor outcomes.

Cognitive-behavioural approach for children with autism spectrum disorder: A literature review

Background Interventions using cognitive-behavioural approaches have been suggested to be effective for children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD). In the current review, the authors attempt to...

Cohort profile: A data linkage cohort to examine health service profiles of people with intellectual disability in New South Wales, Australia

Purpose: People with intellectual disability are a minority group who experience poorer physical and mental health than the general population and have difficulty accessing healthcare services....

Comparing costs and outcomes of supported living with group homes in Australia*

Background Supported living is perceived as more flexible than group homes for people with intellectual disability. This study identified costs and factors associated with quality of life (QOL) in...

Consonant and syllable complexity of toddlers with Down syndrome and mixed-aetiology developmental delays

This study examines whether speech sound production of toddlers with Down syndrome (DS) is on par with or more severely impaired than that of mental age (MA) peers with developmental delay due to...

Could I, should I? Parenting aspirations and personal considerations of five young women with 22q11.2 deletion syndrome

Background This phenomenological study explores the perceptions, hopes, and dreams of relationships and parenting of women with a genetic intellectual disability. Method Five women with both 22q11.

Crime and victimisation in people with intellectual disability: A case linkage study

Background: Studies have suggested that people with intellectual disability are disproportionately involved in crime both as perpetrators and victims. Method: A case linkage design used three...

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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...