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United Kingdom Life Opportunities Survey

This UK survey aims to identify the reasons why people with disability do not participate in the community as much as they would like. It also explores topics such as living standards, housing, discrimination and crime.

Using a Life Course Approach to Explore How the Use of AAC Impacts on Adult Sibling Relationships

A life-course methodology was used to explore the relationship between four adults with moderate/severe cerebral palsy with complex communication needs who used AAC, and six of their non-disabled siblings.

Using technology in rural practice : local area coordination in rural Australia

This paper draws upon the findings of a research study that evaluated the Local Area Coordination (LAC) pilot project.

Utilisation of evidence-based practices by ASD early intervention service providers

A number of autism intervention practices have been demonstrated to be effective. However, the use of unsupported practices persists in community early intervention settings.

Variability in adaptive behaviour in young children with autism spectrum disorder

Background Understanding adaptive behaviour variability in children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) may have important implications for early intervention. The purpose of this study was to...

Vocabulary selection for Australian children who use augmentative and alternative communication

This study identified the words most frequently and commonly used by typically developing Australian preschool‐aged children. Results highlight the importance of providing both core and fringe vocabulary to preschool‐aged children.

Website accessibility in Western Australian public libraries

This article provides a summation of the research conducted into the accessibility of public library websites in Western Australia.

Website Accessibility: a Comparative Analysis of Australian National and State/Territory Library Websites

This paper assesses the accessibility of the websites of the National Library of Australia, and those of each of the State/Territory Libraries.

When there is no speech : a case study of the nonverbal multimodal communication of a child with an intellectual disability

This case study uses Systemic Functional theory to describe and analyse the multimodal communication of an eight year-old boy, Bodhi, with both a severe intellectual disability and a severe...

Windows of perception: a review of the literature concerning uncontracted and contracted literary braille

This literature review looks at the debate over the use of uncontracted braille, also referred to as Grade 1, and the use of contracted braille, which is commonly referred to Grade 2, over more than 70 years.

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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...