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Australia's welfare 2011 : the tenth biennial welfare report of the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare

Australia's welfare 2011 is the tenth biennial welfare report of the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare. It is the most comprehensive and authoritative source of national information on welfare services in Australia.

Australia's welfare 2013 : the 11th biennial welfare report of the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare

Australia's welfare 2013 is the 11th biennial welfare report of the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare. This comprehensive and authoritative report provides an overview of the wellbeing of Australians across domains of healthy living, autonomy and participation, and social cohesion.

Australian Cerebral Palsy Register Report 2009 (Birth years 1993 - 2003)

The Australian Cerebral Palsy Register (ACPR) is a research database to facilitate the study of: the distribution, frequency and severity of cerebral palsy; the causes and determinants of cerebral palsy; the effectiveness of prevention strategies; and to help plan and evaluate services.

Australian children with special health care needs: social-emotional and learning competencies in the early years

This study examined the relationship between special health care needs and social-emotional and learning competence in the early years. Boys were more likely than girls to have special health care needs. Special health care needs predicted learning and academic competencies in the early years.

Australian Health Survey

This publication is the first of several ABS releases of results from the 2011-13 Australian Health Survey (AHS).

Australian Implementation and Evaluation of Active Support

This study assessed the effectiveness and viability of implementing Active Support in Australian group homes, by introducing Active Support to five Sydney group homes and evaluating its impact. Results showed some positive effects of the intervention.

Australian implementation and evaluation of active support

This paper reports on the implementation and evaluation of Active Support in Australia. It shows that there was significantly greater participation in a wider variety of domestic activities, as well as more frequent and varied community participation.

Australian Social Trends 2006

Australian Social Trend 2006 provides an overview of some key social trends in the various areas of social concern and brings together information from across the different areas to address complex social issues.

Australian Social Trends, 2007

Australian Social Trend provides an overview of some key social trends in the various areas of social concern and brings together information from across the different areas to address complex social issues.

Autism and intellectual disability are differentially related to sociodemographic background at birth

This article seeks to investigate the sociodemographics of autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and intellectual disability (ID).

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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...