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2017-06-07-05-26-29

This paper reports results from a trial on PICTURE IT - a communication training package designed for carers of adults with severe and multiple disabilities.

A comparison of Malaysian and Australian speech-language pathologists' practices with children with developmental disabilities who are pre-symbolic

This study explores the assessment, intervention, and family-centred practices of Malaysian and Australian speech-language pathologists (SLPs) when working with children with developmental disabilities who are pre-symbolic.

Accessible television: The new frontier in disability media studies brings together industry innovation, government legislation and online activism

As television moves beyond digital broadcast modes of distribution towards online modes of delivery, this paper considers the opportunities and challenges for people with disabilities. With...

Addressing the barriers to accessing therapy services in rural and remote areas

This paper draws on information gathered from carers and adults with a disability living in a rural area in New South Wales (NSW), Australia to determine the extent to which people living in rural areas may receive a person-centred therapy service.

An independent outcome study of a Pivotal Response

This study aims to examine the fidelity, effectiveness and social validity of Pivotal Response Training intervention.

Breaking down the barriers: trying to convince the media that disability is newsworthy

Organisations working with people with an intellectual disability experience barriers in seeking media coverage. This paper presents some guidelines to break down the obstacles to receiving media publicity.

Can in-the-moment diary methods measure health-related quality of life in Duchenne muscular dystrophy?

Aim: To investigate whether in-the-moment diary reports of daily experience, taken collectively, are a valid representation of health-related quality of life (HRQL). Methods: A total of 35 boys...

Communicating with Nurses: The Experiences of 10 Individuals with an Acquired Severe Communication Impairment

This study interviewed hospital patients who had no functional speech about their communication experiences with nurses.

Communication access on trains: a qualitative exploration of the perspectives of passengers with communication disabilities

This study investigats the experiences of people with communication disabilities on a rail network in Victoria, Australia to identify the barriers they encountered.

Communication restrictions - The experience of people with a disability in the community

This data briefing explores the relationship between communication restrictions and other outcomes for people with a disability.

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