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Defining the Content for a New Quality of Life Questionnaire for Students with Low Vision (The Impact of Vision Impairment on Children: IVI_C)

This study aims to obtain statement which describes the impact of vision impairment on participation in every day activities of school-aged children (8–18 years). The statements obtained are used to

design a new quality of life questionnaire for students with low vision.

Deinstitutionalisation in Australia part II: Results from a long-term study

This article presents results from a long-term study. The study assessed the benefits of relocation of people with intellectual disabilities to community from mental health institutions. The results show positive outcomes for the study participants.

Deinstitutionalization for Older Adults With Severe Mental Retardation: Results From Australia

This paper reports on the outcomes of relocation for older people who had lived in a large mental health hospital in Queensland, Australia. It focuses on behavioural problems, decision-making and the quality of life. The study has implications for service provisions.

Describing the phenotype in Rett syndrome using a population database

This article presents findings of a study which describes the variation in phenotype in Rett syndrome using four different scales, by means of a population database.

Developing and maintaining person centred active support with people with neurotrauma

This study sought to explore the application and effectiveness of delivering Active Support in supported accommodation services for people with neurotrauma.

Developing the Understanding and Practice of Inclusion in Higher Education for International Students with Disabilities/Additional Needs: A Whole Schooling Approach

This paper focuses on inclusion in higher education using a whole schooling philosophy. Researchers recorded the perspectives and views of students with a disability. They suggested models of best practice and policies to promote inclusive strategies in tertiary education.

Diabetes and risk of physical disability in adults: a systematic review and meta-analysis

This review presents a systematic analysis of studies in the area of diabetes, disability and health. It shows that diabetes increases the risk of disability.

Diabetes and risk of physical disability in adults: A systematic review and meta-analysis

According to previous reports, the risk of disability as a result of diabetes varies from none to double. Disability is an important measure of health and an estimate of the risk of disability as...

Disability and Health Service Utilization Associated With Psychological Distress: The Influence of Ethnicity

This study examined levels of disability and use of health services, as a result of psychological distress, across various ethnic groups.

Disability and its relationship to health conditions and other factors

This report examines the inter-relationships among components of disability, health status and other related factors. It indicates that the nature and severity of disability may be linked to different types of health conditions.

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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...