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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.

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.

Neuroimaging findings in a series of children with cerebral palsy and congenital cytomegalovirus infection

UNLABELLED: Congenital cytomegalovirus (cCMV) is a contributing cause of neurodevelopmental disabilities including cerebral palsy (CP). In this case series we reviewed the neuroimaging findings of...

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.

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.

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...

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.

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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...