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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.

Satisfaction with telemedicine for teaching listening and spoken language to children with hearing loss

This article presents findings from a survey of parents and therapists on their level of satisfaction with the telemedicine Auditory-Verbal Therapy (AVT) sessions.

Signs of change: Contemporary attitudes to Australian sign language

This study explores contemporary attitudes to Australian Sign Language (Auslan).In the past two decades, a growing awareness and acceptance of Auslan has emerged among deaf and hearing Australians.

Social and Professional Participation of Individuals Who Are Deaf: Utilizing the Psychosocial Potential Maximization Framework

This article seeks to investigate how individuals who are deaf maximise their social and professional potential.

Speech Perception Results for Children Using Cochlear Implants Who Have Additional Special Needs

The aim of this study is to examine the association between degree of developmental delay and speech perception outcomes for a group of young children using cochlear implants.

Technology and Disability

Technology and Disability communicates knowledge about the field of assistive technology devices and services, within the context of the lives of end users - persons with disabilities and their family members.

Technology, selfhood and physical disability

This article sought to explore the ways in which technologies contribute to the meanings and experiences of the lived body/self with disabilities.

Transport problems that matter – social and psychological links to transport disadvantage

This paper presents an analysis exploring self-reported measures of transport disadvantage and how these relate to social exclusion and well-being in Melbourne, Australia.

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.

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