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Equity in education: signed language and the courts

This article examines several legal cases in Canada, the USA, and Australia involving signed language in education for Deaf students.

Evaluating communication training for paid carers of people with traumatic brain injury

This paper aims to evaluate the effectiveness of a communication training programme for paid carers to improve their conversational interactions with people with traumatic brain injury (TBI).

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.

Locator Tones for Pedestrian Signals

This research was undertaken to determine the effect of locator tone repetition rate on efficiency of visually impaired persons' location of the push-button pole.

Multilingual children with hearing loss: Factors contributing to language use at home and in early education

This article reports an exploratory analysis to examine factors associated with language use and communication mode of children at 3 years of age.

Perceptions of School by Two Teenage Boys with Asperger Syndrome and their Mothers: A Qualitative Study

This qualitative study aimed to develop an understanding of the challenges faced by teenage boys with Asperger syndrome and their mothers.

Picture-book reading as an intervention to teach the use of line drawings for communication with students with severe intellectual disabilities

This study reports on a group intervention using a semiscripted book reading routine implemented by a teacher in a classroom for students with severe intellectual disabilities.

Police perceptions of interviews involving children with intellectual disabilities : a qualitative inquiry

This study employed a qualitative method to explore the challenges of police officers when interviewing children with intellectual disabilities.

Putting technology to work: Users' perspective on integrating assistive technology into the workplace

This qualitative study examined the experiences of people with disabilities who use assistive technology in open employment.

Reliability and validity of the revised Triple C: Checklist of Communicative Competencies for adults with severe and multiple disabilities

This article seeks to investigate the reliability and validity of a revised communication assessment tool for adults with severe disabilities. Overall, the revised tool provides a reliable means of gathering data.

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