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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.

Selected Findings from the First International Evaluation of the Proposed Unified English Braille Code

The goal of this research project was to gather evaluation data from respondents across English speaking countries on the ways in which they use braille and on their opinions about various aspects of the proposed unified braille code.

Speech Perception Results for Children Using Cochlear Implants Who Have Additional Special Needs

The aim of this study is to examine the association between degree of developmental delay and speech perception outcomes for a group of young children using cochlear implants.

Stakeholders' views of the introduction of assistive technology in the classroom: How family-centred is Australian practice for students with cerebral palsy?

Background: With family-centred care widely recognized as a cornerstone for effective assistive technology service provision, the current study was undertaken to investigate to what extent such...

Technology, selfhood and physical disability

This article sought to explore the ways in which technologies contribute to the meanings and experiences of the lived body/self with disabilities.

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 role of public procurement in improving accessibility to ICT

This paper outlines research on comparative analysis of the situation in Australia with public procurement policy in OECD countries.

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.

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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...