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Aging mothers and aging daughters: Life-long caring and intellectual disability

This paper examines the relationships between ageing, caring and intellectual disability. The article describes how dominant discourses associated with eugenics, institutional care and motherhood shape caring and daughter-mother relationships.

Analysis and enhancement of communication behaviour in children with cerebral palsy

This thesis examined the idiosyncratic and subtle behaviours of children with cerebral palsy. It pointed to the need for more effective communication interventions for the children.

Annotated Bibliography of Research on the Implementation of Positive Behaviour Support

Presents an annotated bibliography of research on the implementation of Positive Behaviour Support commissioned by the Western Australian Disability Commission.

Another minority group: use of aged care day programs and community leisure services by older people with lifelong disability

This study examined the extent to which programs available to the general aged community are accessible to older people with lifelong disability.

Arthritis and disability

Arthritis is the second leading cause of disability and the most common cause of chronic pain in Australia today.

Ask for it: development of a health advocacy intervention for adults with intellectual disability and their general practitioners

This article seeks to outline a communication tool that aims to improve communication between people with intellectual disability, general practitioners (GPs) and advocates.

Ask: a health advocacy program for adolescents with an intellectual disability: a cluster randomised controlled trial

This article sought to investigate a health intervention package that claims to enhance interactions among adolescents with intellectual disability, their parents/carers, and general practitioners (GPs).

Assessing disordered speech and voice in Parkinson's disease: a telerehabilitation application

This article presents findings of a study which investigates the validity and reliability of a telerehabilitation application for assessing the speech and voice disorder associated with Parkinson's disease.

Australia's health 2000: the seventh biennial report of the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare

Australia's Health 2000 is the nation's authoritative source of information on patterns of health and illness, determinants of health, the supply and use of health services, and health services costs and performance.

Australia's health 2002: the eighth biennial report of the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare

It is the eighth biennial health report of the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare. It is the nation's authoritative source of information on patterns of health and illness, determinants of health, the supply and use of health services, and health service costs and performance.

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