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Comprehension of sarcasm, metaphor and simile in Williams syndrome

Background Although people with Williams syndrome (WS) are often characterized as friendly and sociable with relatively good general language abilities, there is emerging evidence of pragmatic...

Consumer-identified barriers and strategies for optimizing technology use in the workplace

This article explores the experiences of 26 assistive technology (AT) users having a range of physical impairments as they optimized their use of technology in the workplace.

Disability, the use of aids and the role of the environment

This report provides a broad-scale picture of the association between disability and the environment in Australia, by providing information on some of the environmental factors important to people with disabilities in Australia.

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

Television captioning has great potential to provide deaf children with access to the audio track of programmes. However, use of subtitles may be limited by the lower English literacy skills of...

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.

Evaluation of the Language Acquisition Through Motor Planning (LAMP) program with children with autism spectrum disorders (ASD)

This report presents the findings of an evaluation of the Language Acquisition through Motor Planning (LAMP) program - a program which is designed to develop symbolic communication for individuals with autism through the use of a high-tech alternative and augmentative communication (AAC) device.

Expressive Communication of Children with Autism

In this, study, expressive communication of Australian and Taiwanese children with autism who had limited spoken language was observed in naturalistic settings.

Expressive communication of children with autism: the use of challenging behaviour

This article presents the findings on a study which investigates challenging behaviour among Australian and Taiwanese children with autism.

Journal on Technology & Persons with Disabilities

This collection houses Volume 1 of the Journal on Technology & Persons with Disabilities published by the CSUN Center on Disabilities.

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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...