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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.

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.

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.

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 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...

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...

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.

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...