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Measuring intellectual ability in children with cerebral palsy: Can we do better?

Standard intelligence tests such as the WPPSI-III have limitations when testing children with motor impairment. This study aimed to determine the proportion of children with cerebral palsy with...

Media coverage of sport for athletes with intellectual disabilities: The 2010 Special Olympics National Games examined

In April 2010, Adelaide hosted the IXth national Special Olympics – a sporting event for athletes with intellectual disabilities. This article explores how the print media covered the Games.The article explores some issues surrounding media coverage of sport for people with disabilities.

New orientation and accessibility option for persons with visual impairment: transportation applications for remote infrared audible signage

This article reports the results of human factors studies using a remote infrared audible sign system (RIAS), Talking Signsr̀, examining the training needed to use the system, its impact on performance and safety, benefits for blind people and other population subgroups.

Parents’ perspectives on the communication skills of their children with severe disabilities

This study explored parents' perspectives on the communication skills of their children with severe disabilities.

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.

Phonological Awareness and Reading Proficiency in Adults with Profound Deafness

This study investigated differences in the phonological knowledge and reading skill of deaf adults using three experimental conditions that tested sensitivity to syllables, rhyme, and phonemes....

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.

Recognition and use of line drawings by children with severe intellectual disabilities: The effects of color and outline shape

This study investigated the effects of the match between color and shape of line drawings and the objects represented on drawing recognition and use.

Recognition and use of line drawings by children with severe intellectual disabilities: the effects of color and outline shape

Communication symbols for students with severe intellectual disabilities often take the form of computer-generated line drawings. This study investigated the effects of the match between color and...

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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...