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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.

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...

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.

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.

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

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

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...

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.

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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...