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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.

Social and Professional Participation of Individuals Who Are Deaf: Utilizing the Psychosocial Potential Maximization Framework

This article seeks to investigate how individuals who are deaf maximise their social and professional potential.

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' perceptions of the benefit of introducing an Australian intermediary system for vulnerable witnesses

Vulnerable witnesses (e.g. children and adults with communication impairment) face many barriers to testifying and achieving justice when participating in the criminal justice system.

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...

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...

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 current practices of speech-language pathologists in providing information to clients with traumatic brain injury

The provision of information about cognitive-communication disorders (CCDs) following traumatic brain injury (TBI) is important given the impact these communication impairments can have on the...

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...

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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...