Topics: Disability

This list is a topic specific collection of information relevant to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health. It includes peer reviewed original articles and reports and non-peer reviewed summaries or reviews published in the HealthBulletin. Journal articles, reports and other publications, conference presentations, theses, resources and websites published or presented elsewhere are also included. Please see the about section for further information.

Who cares and does it matter for the labour market? A longitudinal analysis of the labour force status of Indigenous and non-Indigenous carers

25 April, 2016 | Posted in Vol 16 No 2, April 2016 – June 2016  Disability  

Hunter B, Gray M, Crawford H (2016) Who cares and does it matter for the labour market? A longitudinal analysis of the labour force status of Indigenous and non-Indigenous carers Canberra: Centre for Aboriginal Economic Policy Research


Soft neurological signs and prenatal alcohol exposure: a population-based study in remote Australia

Barbara R Lucas, Jane Latimer, Fitzpatrick JP, Doney R, Watkins RE, Tsang TW, Jirikowic T, Olson HC, Oscar J, Carter M, Elliott EJ (2016) Soft neurological signs and prenatal alcohol exposure: a population-based study in remote Australia Developmental Medicine & Child Neurology; Early View: (http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/dmcn.13071)


Understanding autism

Autism Queensland (2016) Understanding autism Brisbane: Autism Queensland This short film aims to help Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander families understand and recognise the early signs of autism and autism spectrum disorder (ASD).


Overview of Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health status 2015

Australian Indigenous HealthInfoNet (2016) Overview of Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health status 2015 Perth, WA: Australian Indigenous HealthInfoNet


Housing and Indigenous people living with a disability: lived experiences of housing and community infrastructure

Grant E, Zillante G, Tually S, Chong A, Srivastava A, Lester L, Beilby J, Beer A (2016) Housing and Indigenous people living with a disability: lived experiences of housing and community infrastructure Melbourne: Australian Housing and Urban Research Institute


Twelve factors that can influence the participation of Aboriginal people in disability services

Gilroy J, Donelly M, Colmar S, Parmenter T (2016) Twelve factors that can influence the participation of Aboriginal people in disability services. Australian Indigenous HealthBulletin 16(1). Retrieved [access date] from http://healthbulletin.org.au/articles/twelve-factors-that-can-influence-the-participation-of-aboriginal-people-in-disability-services


Prevalence and incidence of frailty in Aboriginal Australians, and associations with mortality and disability

Hyde Z, Flicker L, Smith K, Atkinson D, Fenner S, Skeaf L, Malay R, Giudice D (2016) Prevalence and incidence of frailty in Aboriginal Australians, and associations with mortality and disability Maturitas; In press: (http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.maturitas.2016.02.013)


Impairment of motor skills in children with fetal alcohol spectrum disorders in remote Australia: The Lililwan Project

Lucas BR, Doney R, Latimer J, Watkins RE, Tsang TW, Hawkes G, Fitzpatrick JP, Oscar J, Carter M, Elliott EJ (2016) Impairment of motor skills in children with fetal alcohol spectrum disorders in remote Australia: The Lililwan Project Drug and Alcohol Review; Early view: (http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/dar.12375)


A critical comparison of the similarities and differences in the conceptualisation of disability between Indigenous people in Australia and New South Wales disability service agencies

Ravindran S (2015) A critical comparison of the similarities and differences in the conceptualisation of disability between Indigenous people in Australia and New South Wales disability service agencies Unpublished Masters thesis, University of Sydney: Sydney


Communication and context are important to Indigenous children with physical disability and their carers at a community-based physiotherapy service: a qualitative study

Greenstein C, Lowell A, Thomas D (2016) Communication and context are important to Indigenous children with physical disability and their carers at a community-based physiotherapy service: a qualitative study Journal of Physiotherapy; 62: (42-47)


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