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Cause of death and potentially avoidable deaths in Australian adults with intellectual disability using retrospective linked data

Objectives: To investigate mortality and its causes in adults over the age of 20 years with intellectual disability (ID). Design, setting and participants: Retrospective population-based...

Cause of death and potentially avoidable deaths in Australian adults with intellectual disability using retrospective linked data - Study

This article seeks to investigate mortality and its causes in adults over the age of 20 years with intellectual disability (ID).

Challenges in Implementing Wellness Approaches in Childhood Disability Services: Views from the field

This study investigates the extent to which wellness approaches are implemented routinely in childhood disability services by allied health therapists.

Children and Young People with Disability Australia Education Survey 2016

The results of a 2016 national survey on the education experiences of 1396 students with disability.

Children of parents with intellectual disability: Facing poor outcomes or faring okay?

This is a comprehensive review of the literature to investigate if the children of parents with intellectual disability are at risk of poor outcomes.

Children with disabilities in. Australia

The purpose of this report is to detail what is currently known about children with disability

in Australia.

Chronic diseases and labour force participation in Australia

This study examined the impact of several chronic diseases such as diabetes and mental illnesses on the probability of labour force participation in Australia. The effects of the chronic conditions on economic participation differed by gender and age groups.

Cochlear implants and infants: Expectations and outcomes

This paper focused on the communication and motor development of infants who had underwent cochlear implantation. Their progress was tracked and measured. The results indicated noticeable growth in receptive language and motor skills after operation.

Communication disorders after stroke in aboriginal Australians

Purpose: Limited research exists on acquired communication disorders (ACD) in Aboriginal Australians despite their high rates of stroke. Their uptake of rehabilitation services is low, and little...

Community Mental Health Journal

Community Mental Health Journal is devoted to the evaluation and improvement of public sector mental health services for people affected by severe mental disorders, serious emotional disturbances and/or addictions.

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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...