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A comparison of Malaysian and Australian speech-language pathologists' practices with children with developmental disabilities who are pre-symbolic

This study explores the assessment, intervention, and family-centred practices of Malaysian and Australian speech-language pathologists (SLPs) when working with children with developmental disabilities who are pre-symbolic.

A Functioning and Related Health Outcomes Module : the development of a data capture tool for health and community services information systems

Functional status can be a health outcome measure. This reports recommends a module of framework that can be used to describe health status, health outcomes, and storage and transmission of data on human functioning.

A preliminary investigation into the internal consistency and construct validity of the Triple C: Checklist of Communicative Competencies

This article seeks to investigate the overall consistency and validity of an assessment tool designed to assess the communicative skills of people with severe disabilities.

Addressing the barriers to accessing therapy services in rural and remote areas

This paper draws on information gathered from carers and adults with a disability living in a rural area in New South Wales (NSW), Australia to determine the extent to which people living in rural areas may receive a person-centred therapy service.

Authentic pedagogy and students with severe disabilities

This paper explored the application of the New South Wales (NSW) model of pedagogy to the education of students with severe intellectual disabilities.

Can in-the-moment diary methods measure health-related quality of life in Duchenne muscular dystrophy?

Aim: To investigate whether in-the-moment diary reports of daily experience, taken collectively, are a valid representation of health-related quality of life (HRQL). Methods: A total of 35 boys...

Communicating About Loss: Experiences of Older Australian Adults With Cerebral Palsy and Complex Communication Needs

This study explored how older adults with a lifelong disability, such as cerebral palsy, and complex communication needs (CCN) experience loss and manage the grieving process.

Communicating with Nurses: The Experiences of 10 Individuals with an Acquired Severe Communication Impairment

This study interviewed hospital patients who had no functional speech about their communication experiences with nurses.

Communication access on trains: a qualitative exploration of the perspectives of passengers with communication disabilities

This study investigats the experiences of people with communication disabilities on a rail network in Victoria, Australia to identify the barriers they encountered.

Communication restrictions - The experience of people with a disability in the community

This data briefing explores the relationship between communication restrictions and other outcomes for people with a disability.

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