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A Profile of Respite Service Providers in New South Wales

This study examined the profile of respite services in the Australian state of New South Wales and explored respite providers’ views of the factors influencing respite use, and their expectations of respite services, including delivery.

A prospective, longitudinal study of growth, nutrition and sedentary behaviour in young children with cerebral palsy

This study investigates the relationship between factors include linear growth, body composition, oral motor and feeding dysfunction, dietary intake, and time spent sedentary - and health outcomes, health care utilisation, participation and quality of life in young children with cerebral palsy.

A randomised controlled trial: outcomes of bladder rehabilitation in persons with multiple sclerosis

Multiple sclerosis is a neurodegenerative disease in which the immune system eats away at the protective covering of nerves. This article seeks to explore the effectiveness of a 6 week bladder rehabilitation programme in persons with multiple sclerosis.

A Review of the Research to Identify the Most Effective Models of Best Practice in the Management of Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders

The project reviewed literature relating to the management and treatment of children with autism with the aim to identify the most effective models of best practice.

A study of the dental treatment needs of children with disabilities in Melbourne, Australia

A selected population of children with disabilities in Melbourne, Australia, was studied with reference to their oral disease and treatment needs. The results are presented in this paper.

A survey of practice for clinicians working with children with autism spectrum disorders and feeding difficulties

The aim of this study was to document information from allied health clinicians about children on their caseload with autism spectrum disorders and feeding difficulties.

A survey of the satisfaction of upper limb amputees with their prostheses, their lifestyles, and their abilities

In this study, seventy Australian upper limb amputees responded to a detailed postal questionnaire asking how often they wore their prostheses and their level of satisfaction with both their prostheses and their functional abilities.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Child Protection Outcomes Project: Report on national and international child protection frameworks for Indigenous children

This report provides an overview of the delivery of child welfare services to Indigenous communities in Australia, Canada, the United States and New Zealand.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Performance Framework 2008 report: detailed analyses

This report presents analyses undertaken by the AIHW which were used to support another report which aimed to monitor progress in health among Indigenous Australians.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Performance Framework 2010: detailed analyses

This report aims to analyse and summarise data presented in the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Performance Framework 2010.

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