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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.

Scott V. Telstra: A Watershed in Australian Telecommunication Policy

This article describes how teletypewriters (TTYs) was included as part of the definition of the Universal Service Obligation (USO) - an outcome of the public inquiry known as Scott v. Telstra, which was held in 1995.

Technology and Disability

Technology and Disability communicates knowledge about the field of assistive technology devices and services, within the context of the lives of end users - persons with disabilities and their family members.

Telecommunications use by women with disabilities in remote, rural and regional Australia

A survey was conducted in rural, remote and regional Australia to understand patterns of the use of telecommunications technologies by women with disabilities. The survey participants required...

Telecommunications use by women with disabilities in remote, rural and regional Australia

A survey was conducted in rural, remote and regional Australia to understand patterns of the use of telecommunications technologies by women with disabilities. The survey participants required additional technology. The cost of acquiring adaptive technology emerged as a significant barrier.

Television's transition to the Internet: Disability accessibility and broadband-based TV in Australia

Whereas entertainment has featured negatively in the broader NBN debate currently occurring in Australia, within the disability sector it has been recognised as revolutionary. Government, industry...

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

There is little Australian-based research looking at the use of the Internet as a bibliotherapeutic tool for parents with children with disabilities and special needs. This study used a small...

Thinking about a reader's mind: Fostering communicative clarity in the compositions of youth with autism spectrum disorders

A critical component of effective communication is the ability to consider the knowledge state of one's audience, yet individuals with autism spectrum disorders (ASD) have difficulty representing...

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.

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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...