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Disability, Ageing and Carers, Australia: Summary of Findings, 2012

The Australian Bureau of Statistics produces the Survey of Disability, Ageing and Carers (SDAC). SDAC is the most reliable source on the prevalence of disability in Australia.

Disability, employment and work performance among people with ICD‐10 anxiety disorders

This study identified factors that affect labour force participation and work performance among people with anxiety disorders. Reduced labour force participation, degraded employment trajectories and impaired job performance influenced anxiety disorders.

Disability, the use of aids and the role of the environment

This report provides a broad-scale picture of the association between disability and the environment in Australia, by providing information on some of the environmental factors important to people with disabilities in Australia.

Early Childhood Intervention Review: Nepean Blue Mountains/Hunter Trial SItes

A commissioned study into the delivery of Early Childhood Intervention services in the context of the NDIS roll out in the Nepean Blue Mountains and Hunter Regions of NSW.

Early Detection of Hearing Loss: The Case for Listening to Mothers

This article seeks to explore mothers' experiences of discovering that their babies had a permanent hearing loss in Australia in 2008.

Early intervention services of children with physical disabilities: Complexity of child and family needs

This study offers insights into the special issues confronting parents when accessing early intervention for their children with physical disabilities. Parents stressed the importance of having access to a variety of early intervention services aside from therapy.

Effect of singing on respiratory function, voice, and mood after quadriplegia: a randomized controlled trial

This study examined the effects of music therapy on respiratory function, voice, mood, and quality of life for people with quadriplegia. Results showed positive outcomes of singing on social and psychological well-being.

Effects of a comprehensive health assessment programme for Australian adults with intellectual disability: a cluster randomized trial

This article seeks to explore the effects of a comprehensive health assessment programme for adults with intellectual disability.

Efficacy of Stepping Stones Triple P Plus a Stress Management Adjunct for Parents of Children with an Acquired Brain Injury: The Protocol of a Randomised Controlled Trial

This is a protocol which describes a wait-list randomised controlled trial of a behavioural family intervention plus a parent stress management programme for paediatric Paediatric acquired brain injury (ABI).

End-of-Life Care and Dying: Issues Raised by Staff Supporting Older People with Intellectual Disability in Community Living Services

The aim of this study was to explore the current status of end-of-life care and dying of people with intellectual disability based on the experiences of staff in community living services. ocus...

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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...