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Compendium of EBP Guidelines and Systematic Review

In the summer of 2005, staff of ASHA's National Center for Evidence-Based Practice in Communication Disorders (N-CEP) embarked upon a research project to identify and obtain clinical practice guidelines from all over the world related to audiology and/or speech-language pathology.

Complex contextual influences on the communicative interactions of students with multiple and severe disabilities

The aim of this study was to explore teachers' perceptions and experiences of supports and obstacles to engaging students with multiple and severe disabilities (MSD) in communicative interactions at school.

Comprehension of pictograms for pain quality and pain affect in adults with Down syndrome

Background Adults with Down syndrome (DS) are at risk for age-related painful physical conditions, but also for under-reporting pain. Pictograms may facilitate self-report of pain, because they...

Congenital cytomegalovirus is associated with severe forms of cerebral palsy and female sex in a retrospective population-based study

AIM: Congenital cytomegalovirus (cCMV) infection can result in poor outcomes including cerebral palsy (CP). The aim of this study was to describe the incidence and comorbidities of CP reported to...

Disability Research Network, University of Newcastle

The Network aims to include all stakeholders in the Hunter Region, NSW, with a special interest in disability, disability research, disability research translation, and evidence-based disability policy and practice.

Divergent Patterns of Social Cognition Performance in Autism and 22q11.2 Deletion Syndrome (22q11DS)

Individuals with developmental disorders frequently report a range of social cognition deficits including difficulties identifying facial displays of emotion. This study examined the specificity...

Effect of caption rate on the comprehension of educational television programmes by deaf school students

This paper investigated how the rate of television caption delivery affects the reading comprehension of children with deafness. Comprehension was uniformly higher at 90 and 120 words per minute (wpm) than at 180 wpm.

Effectiveness of electronic aids to daily living: Increased independence and decreased frustration

The aim of this study was to determine the impact of a short-term trial of electronic aids to daily living on people’s perceived levels of independence and frustration when using mains-powered or infrared controlled appliances.

Effectiveness of the ADEC as a Level 2 screening test for young children with suspected autism spectrum disorders in a clinical setting

The Autism Detection in Early Childhood (ADEC) is a clinician-administered, Level 2 screening tool. A retrospective file audit was used to investigate its clinical effectiveness.

Experiences of adults with complex communication needs receiving and using low tech AAC: An Australian context

This article seeks to investigate the experiences of adults with complex communication needs receiving low tech aided augmentative and communication (AAC) systems such as as pictures or charts. Overall, participants differed in using their AAC aids reflecting the benefits of multimodal options.

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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...