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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.

Delineating disability, labour force participation and employment restrictions among persons with psychosis

This paper described characteristics of labour force participation and employment among persons with psychosis. It showed that they have low labour force participation rate. It emphasises education and training opportunities for this group.

Dental admissions in children under two years–a total‐population investigation

This paper describes dental and oral cavity admissions and associated factors in children under two years of age. A range of factors such as sex, location, having birth defects and being Indigenous influenced hospital admissions.

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.

Development and Evaluation of a Pilot Filmmaking Project for Rural Youth with a Serious Mental Illness

This paper evaluates a creative arts project which taught young people with mental illnesses filmmaking skills and techniques over a five-week period.

Dialectical behavioral therapy informed treatment with Deaf mental health consumers: an Australian pilot program

This paper outlines the process of implementation of a dialectical behavioral therapy (DBT) informed treatment for Australian Deaf mental health consumers.

Disability and health inequalities in Australia - Research summary

This report addresses the social and economic determinants of mental and physical health of people with disability.

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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