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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.

Chicago Center for Disability Research

IDHD/DHD fosters strong community connections through its model demonstration programs, academic programs, and research centers. IDHD/DHD is dedicated to the scholarly, interdisciplinary study of disability and related aspects of human development.

Child & Family Social Work

This journal publishes contributions on matters of research, theory, policy and practice in the field of social work with children and their families.

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...

Comparisons between youth of a parent with MS and a control group on adjustment, caregiving, attachment and family functioning

Few studies have examined the effects of parental MS on children, and those that have suffered from numerous methodological weaknesses, some of which are addressed in this study. This study...

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...

Construct validation of the Enabling Practices Scale

Background Empowerment is regarded as an important outcome in service provision to families of individuals with disability. Nevertheless, data on psychometric characteristics of measures related...

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.

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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...