Australian indigenous children with low cognitive ability : family and cultural participation

Gilroy, John and Emerson, Eric Broughton (2016) Australian indigenous children with low cognitive ability : family and cultural participation. Research in Developmental Disabilities, 56. pp. 117-127. ISSN 0891-4222

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Family and cultural inclusion are essential for the healthy development of young Australian Indigenous peoples with low cognitive ability. To date, this issue has received limited research attention. A secondary analysis of data collected in Wave 4 of Footprints in Time, Australia’s Longitudinal Study of Indigenous Children, was conducted to help address this research gap. The study results indicated that in some areas, Indigenous children with low cognitive ability are at a higher risk of social exclusion than their peers. We discuss the policy implications of these findings with regards to addressing Indigenous disadvantage

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Research in Developmental Disabilities
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This is the author’s version of a work that was accepted for publication in Research in Developmental Disabilities. Changes resulting from the publishing process, such as peer review, editing, corrections, structural formatting, and other quality control mechanisms may not be reflected in this document. Changes may have been made to this work since it was submitted for publication. A definitive version was subsequently published in Research in Developmental Disabilities, 56, 2016 DOI: 10.1016/j.ridd.2016.05.011
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