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Australasian Society for Intellectual Disability

43rd ASSID Annual Conf Melbourne November 2008

Atkinson & Cooper

Writing a life history


Bloomberg et al

The revised Triple C Assessment- valid and reliable results!



The ecological validity of common risk assessment strategies for offenders with intellectual disabilities.



Women with cognitive impairment’s experiences of unplanned or unwanted pregnancy.


Chan, Thave & Lim

The inclusion of children with Down Syndrome in mainstream primary school in Singapore.


Chiu & Potter

Translating family-centred principles into optimal service delivery


Clement & Bigby

Building inclusive communities for people with intellectual disabilities: Applying the concept of ‘social space’.


Cocks, Boaden & McKernan

The personalised residential supports project. Identifying the nature, purposes and outcomes of personalised residential supports for adults with developmental disabilities.



Pre-admission assessment for people with intellectual disability.


Conder et al

Planned pregnancy, planned parenting: Evidence for policy & practice


Curran. Jenny

Diversity is the spice of life: Working to improve the emotional and mental health assessment of people with developmental disabilities and mental health problems.


Davey, Brown, Willis & Ford

Self employment, self determination and self reliance for people with disabilities


Davis & Bunney

Scouting for all- A partnership in inclusion between Therapy Focus and Scouts WA



A method for undertaking formal reviews of behaviour support systems in agencies providing support to people with intellectual disabilities.



Children with intellectual disability in foster care. A specialist intervention program to support foster families. Resources, Services & Opportunities.


Ellem et al

Parents of Children with a Disability: Intergenerational Obligations and Plans for Retirement in the Baby Boomer Cohort.


Ellem et al

Transition from prison to mental health facilities for people with an intellectual disability in QLD: Issues for service delivery and society.


Forster & Iacono

What’s happening in interactions between Disability Support Workers and people with profound intellectual and multiple disabilities? Different coding perspectives.



Secondary school personnel views of comprehensive sexuality education for individuals with intellectual disabilities


Gray et al

Developmental outcomes in young children with Autism and developmental delay.



Developmental delay: An ambiguous term in need of change.



Are we there yet? Or is it better to travel than to arrive?


Hayes at al

The evidence from Magistrates Courts- prevalence of accused persons with intellectual and cognitive disabilities.



The Autistic and Typical Spectrum.



Health Assessments in people with Intellectual Disability: A Review



Ways to make care more collaborative, empowering, accountable and joyous.


Madden, Lee and Sykes

The importance of using a common language.


Martin et al

Self regulation. A comparitive study between children with Down Syndrome and typically developing children, with respect to observed strategy use and reported characteristics.



The Narrative of Choice: Examining the Effectiveness of strengths-based behaviour support approaches in a disability context


McPherson et al 

Recruitment & retention difficulties in a RCT involving adolescents with intellectual disability.


McVilly et al

Active support: a guide to those planning implementation, based on the experiences of previous implementations.


McVilly, Weber & Chan

Restraint and seclusion: Current practices; contemporary concerns and future directions.


Mora & Chapparo

Impact of sensory protocol on behavioural responses of children with intell.disability, sensory defensiveneness and beh. support needs.


Moyle, Iacono & Liddell

Implications of undergraduate training in developmental disabilities in a global educational environment.


Moyle, Iacono & Liddell

Undergraduate training in developmental disabilities of Malaysian Medical Practitioners. 


Parish, Ros & Oniszk

Develop/ implement a healthy menu plan for people living in community group homes to improve nutritional intake and health.


People First Christchurch

“The Puzzle of HOW”. How do we transform our ideas into action.


Perepa & Jordan

Cultural perceptions about Autism Spectrum Disorders and social behaviour: Implications for a multicultural society.


Rianto & Lee

Health, behaviour & functional status in older people with intellectual disability.


Rianto et al

Carer experiences supporting older people with intell. disability.


Riches et al

Active Support and the Sunshine State (QLD). 



 Heart Hurt: Emotional and psychological abuse and neglect of people with intellectual disability.


Ryan, Woodyatt & Copland

Conversations in dual diagnosis: The impact of formal thought disorder on conversation.



How support workers of people with learning disabilities negotiate the tension between their protection and empowerment as sexual beings?



Diagnosis & assessment services; Review of literature/ services in NSW.


Stancliffe & Dempsey

Writing a journal article: Journal of Intellectual and Developmental Disability Editors’ Workshop.


Stancliffe & McVilly

Outcomes of Active Support: Increased participation and adaptive behaviour, reduced depression and challenging behaviour.



Evidence- based research and the political process: A double helix effect.



The effect of music on the communication behaviour of students with severe intellectual disability.


Taylor et al

A randomised controlled trail of 2 interventions to improve the healthcare of people with intellectual disability living in the community.


Taylor et al

To the point: the development and evaluation of a website about Diabetes for adults with intellectual disability and their care providers.


Thomson et al

Family caregivers: How do they deal with stress?



The Functional Health Assessment Tool (TFHAT) & The Interface Between People with an Intellectual disability & General Practitioners


Wade, Godwin & Scully

Fifty years of peer support for parents of children with intellectual disability. Resources, Services and Opportunities.


Wade, Llewellyn & Matthews

Consideration of context in programs for parents with learning difficulties: A review of the intervention literature.


Wade, Mildon & Polimeni

Using evidence based practice to improve family-practitioner partnerships: Case studies from the Healthy Start Strategy.


Wen & Brown

Intellectual disability: transitions from home to school and from school to adult life, need and use of disability services.