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Carers' hope, wellbeing and attitudes regarding recovery

This study compared carers’ and mental health workers’ recovery attitudes, and undertook multivariate predictions of carers’ wellbeing, hopefulness and recovery attitudes.

Central nervous system medication use in older adults with intellectual disability: Results from the successful ageing in intellectual disability study

OBJECTIVE: Information on the rates and predictors of polypharmacy of central nervous system medication in older people with intellectual disability is limited, despite the increased life...

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....

Community Perspectives and Subjective Quality of Life

This study pioneers the use of a sense of community measure to better understand the degree to which feelings of belonging are associated with quality of life of people with an

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...

Constraint-induced movement therapy improves upper limb activity and participation in hemiplegic cerebral palsy: A systematic review

Questions: Does constraint-induced movement therapy improve activity and participation in children with hemiplegic cerebral palsy? Does it improve activity and participation more than the same...

Coping strategies in mothers of school-aged children with intellectual disabilities

The role of the family is crucially important in providing a good education to students with special needs. However, this role is often overlooked. Parents can play a critical role in students' long-term achievement.

Coping with bullying in Australian schools: how children with disabilities experience support from friends, parents and teachers

The aim of this phenomenological study was to explore how children with disabilities experienced support when they were bullied at school.

Correlates of child and family outcomes in an Australian community-based early childhood intervention program

BackgroundEarly childhood intervention (ECI) program outcomes remain relatively under-researched. The aim of this study was twofold: (1) to describe outcomes in children and families participating...

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...