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Think Tank coming May 2017

Think Tank coming May 2017

Posted on Tuesday 14th February 2017

Bring together key intellectuals, policymakers, practitioners, and experts to discuss relevant and critical issues facing the disability and rehabilitation field.

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Tuesday 14th February 2017    


Latest Funding Success

Latest Funding Success

Posted on Tuesday 14th February 2017

Cameron, C. (2017). Supporting people with spinal cord injury to self-manage health regimes and prevent secondary complications: Exploring the potential of smartphone apps. Hopkins Centre Seed Funding Grant. $40,000. Ehrlich, C. (2017). Understanding family workload and capacity following catastrophic injury. Hopkins Centre Seed Funding Grant. $40,000. Wadsworth, B. (2017). The feasibility of using mouthpiece ventilation post extubation for acute tetraplegia in the Intensive Care Unit. Hopkins Centre Seed Funding Grant. $40,000. Paynter, J., Trembath, D., & Keen, D. (2016). Correcting Misinformation and Increasing Understanding of the Evidence-Base of Autism Intervention Practices. Griffith University New Researcher Grant. $10,414.90. Kularatna, S., Scuffham, P., Byrnes, J., Chen, G. (2016). Development of online time trade off methods and survey. Griffith University New Researcher Grant. $18,000.

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Tuesday 14th February 2017    


Horses keep youth on track

Posted on Wednesday 6th November 2013

For 13-year-old Phoebe Page working with horses for the past eight weeks has been a challenging but rewarding experience. This week, Phoebe, along with five other young people will graduate from Evolve Queensland’s equine program. The program helps disadvantaged, disengaged and at risk young people build trust, communication and confidence.

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Horses lead troubled kids home

Posted on Wednesday 6th November 2013

Troubled young people in Logan, beyond the help of normal social programs, have achieved remarkable success reengaging with their schools and families following a program working with horses.

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Wednesday 6th November 2013     Horses Troubled Teens Logan Working With Horses

Building partnerships for health promotion

Posted on Wednesday 30th October 2013

A four-year Australian Research Council linkage project which partnered health promotion professionals in Logan and Beaudesert is assisting health promotion programs adjust to new government priorities.

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Wednesday 30th October 2013     Health Promotion Logan Beaudesert

Epidoros maps the junk food web

Posted on Wednesday 16th October 2013

For parents trying to help their children stay healthy or battle obesity the journey to and from school can become a gauntlet of junk food outlets which their largely unsupervised children must run, often unsuccessfully.

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Mental health, physical health

Posted on Wednesday 5th June 2013

Severe mental illness is such an obvious and overriding concern that, anecdotally, medical professionals often find it difficult to diagnose and address ongoing physical illnesses, which can quickly spiral out of control.

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Wednesday 5th June 2013    

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