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Aged Services Learning and Research Centre (ASLaRC)

This report evaluates the outcomes of a project - Futures Planning for Older Carers of Adults with Disabilities (phrase 2).

Agreement Between a Brief Autism Observational Instrument and Established ASD Measures

Limited time and resources necessitate the availability of accurate, inexpensive and rapid diagnostic aids for Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). The Autistic Behavioural Indicators Instrument (ABII)...

An initial evaluation of a long-term, sustainable, integrated community-based physical activity program for adults with intellectual disability

This article seeks to evaluate the physical and psychosocial benefits of a long term physical activity program for adults with intellectual disability (ID).

An Integrative Review of Literature on the Implementation of Positive Behaviour Support

This literature review integrates the core literature on Positive Behaviour Support (PBS) and its systemic implementation in organisations.

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.

Assessing Emotional and Behavioral Problems in Children with Intellectual Disability: Revisiting the Factor Structure of the Developmental Behavior Checklist

The objective of the reported study was to reassess the factor structure of the Developmental Behaviour Checklist (DBC) in a large cross-cultural sample representing all levels of intellectual disability.

Assessing the prevalence and exploring the aetiology of intellectual disability in the early twentieth century: The experience of policy and practice in New South Wales

This paper provides an account of attempts made in Australia and in New South Wales in particular to assess the prevalence of intellectual disability. Epilepsy and syphilis emerge as co-morbid conditions linked to intellectual disability.

Assessment of acquired brain injury in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians: Guidance for DisabilityCare Australia

This paper reports the project which aimed to develop best practice guideline, support framework and a culturally appropriate instrument for assessing functioning,

cognitive impairment, and the care and support needs of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander persons with acquired brain injury.

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Research to Action Guides

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