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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.

Naturalistic observations of elicited expressive communication of children with autism: an analysis of teacher instructions

This study observed expressive communication of 17 Australian and 15 Taiwanese children with autism who were mute or had limited spoken language during 2 hour regular school routines and analyzed teacher instructions associated with elicited expressive communication.

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...

Parent perspectives on sources of information about autism spectrum disorder interventions in Australia

Extant research on sources of information about interventions used by parents of children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) has provided a general overview of sources used. However, it has...

Parental directiveness and responsivity toward young children with complex communication needs

Purpose: The aim of the present study was to determine if parent responsiveness to their children with complex communication needs (CCN) during naturalistic play changed over an 18-month period...

Perinatal issues for women with high functioning autism spectrum disorder

Problem Autistic Spectrum Disorder (ASD) is an increasingly commonly diagnosed disability. People with ASD commonly report challenges in social interaction and a heightened sensory perception.

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...

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

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...