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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.

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.

Design and quality of ICF-compatible data items for national disability support services

This paper aims to examine the structure, distribution and interrelationships of International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health (ICF)-compatible items in Australia's national data collection about disability support services.

Developmental milestones in infants and young Australasian children with achondroplasia

This article seeks to explore developmental milestones in children with achondroplasia. Results indicate that fine motor development does not seem to be as delayed as previously suggested.

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...

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.

Dinnertime and bedtime routines and rituals in families with a young child with an autism spectrum disorder

This article provides a description of the experiences of dinnertime and bedtime routines in Australian families with a young child with an Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), as well as common challenges experienced.

Disability (The 2011 Census Paper Series)

The aim of this paper is to use the 2006 and 2011 Censuses to provide some information on the geographic and demographic distribution of disability within the Indigenous population.

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.

Disability and Rehabilitation

This journal publishes reviews, research papers and letters on rehabilitation in practice, perspectives in rehabilitation and case studies.

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Research to Action Guides

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