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A Comparison of the Expressive Language Opportunities Provided by Shared Book Reading and Facilitated Play for Young Children with Mild to Moderate Intellectual Disabilities

In this study, which aimed to compare the expressive language opportunities provided by shared book reading and facilitated play, the language of 22 young children with mild to moderate intellectual disabilities and delayed language was examined.

A narrative analysis of a speech pathologist's work with indigenous Australians with acquired communication disorders

Purpose: To explore in detail the narrative of a speech pathologist (SP) working with Indigenous Australian clients with acquired communication disorders following stroke or brain injury. There is...

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.

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.

Australian experiences with accessibility policies post the Sydney olympic games

This paper reviews the current online accessibility policies and guidelines of federal and state governments in Australia and contrasts these positions with the high levels of accessibility expected in the future in the banking, education, legal and multimedia sectors.

Authentic pedagogy and students with severe disabilities

This paper explored the application of the New South Wales (NSW) model of pedagogy to the education of students with severe intellectual disabilities.

Communicating About Loss: Experiences of Older Australian Adults With Cerebral Palsy and Complex Communication Needs

This study explored how older adults with a lifelong disability, such as cerebral palsy, and complex communication needs (CCN) experience loss and manage the grieving process.

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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Research to Action Guides

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