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Mental Health of Australian Deaf Adolescents: An Investigation using an Auslan Version of the Strengths and Difficulties Questionnaire

This study investigated mental health problems in 54 deaf adolescents between 11 and 18 years of age residing in the states of New South Wales and Tasmania in Australia.

Parent perceptions of the potential communicative acts of young children with autism spectrum disorder

Background The aim of this project was to examine parent perceptions of potential communicative acts (PCAs) of children with, or at risk for, autism spectrum disorder (ASD). Methods Participants...

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.

Postcolonial reproductions: Disability, indigeneity and the formation of the White masculine settler state of Australia

There has been a growing debate within the broad field of postcolonial scholarship which seeks to challenge both its territorial boundaries with the advent of globalization and its limitations...

Promoting the ideals of integration and diversity: media coverage of Special Olympics Australia

Australia's media organisations have long had an obsession with the exploits of our sporting 'champions', both on and off the field. This coverage is often said to be a response to the demands of...

Promoting the ideals of integration and diversity. Media coverage of Special Olympics Australia

This paper explores the extent to which the media covers sports in which people with an intellectual disability are involved.

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...