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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.

Security design based on social and cultural practice: sharing of passwords

This paper examines the routine sharing of passwords for online banking among married and de facto couples, Aboriginal users and people with disability in Australia.

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.

Speech-language pathologists' views on mentoring by people who use speech generating devices

The aim of this study was to explore speech-language pathologists' (SLP) perceptions of the important components of a program where adults who use an speech generating device (SGD) mentor new learners.

The Cognitive Disability Digital Accessibility Guide

The Cognitive Disability Digital Accessibility Guide provides guidance on how best to address accessibility-related issues for people with cognitive disability in a media context.

The Cultural and Linguistic Diversity of 3-Year-Old Children with Hearing Loss

This article reports findings from a study which describes the communication mode, oral language use, and demographic characteristics from 406 children with hearing loss and their caregivers when children were 3 years old.

The effect of color on the recognition and use of line drawings by children with severe intellectual disabilities

This study investigated the effect of color on the recognition and use of line drawings by young children with severe intellectual disabilities. The children had poor verbal comprehension and were beginning picture users.

The use of the internet as a bibliotherapeutic tool for parents with children with disabilities or special needs: An exploratory study.

This thesis investigated how parents, who had children with a disability, used the Internet for information. Parents used the internet to connect with support groups. The thesis attempted to identify factors that influenced their information seeking behaviours.

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.

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