Journal article

Parent and teacher perceptions of emerging special health care needs

Meredith O'Connor, Stefanie Rosema, Jon Quach, Amanda Kvalsvig, Sharon Goldfeld



Awarded by Australian Research Council

Awarded by Australian National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC)

Funding Acknowledgements

There are a number of key groups to be acknowledged for their support of the Australian Early Development Index (AEDI; renamed the Australian Early Development Census (AEDC) in 2014): including the Australian Government who funded the study; all schools, principals and teachers across Australia that participated in the AEDI; and each of the State and Territory AEDI Coordinators and their Coordinating Committees who helped to facilitate the AEDI data collection in their respective jurisdictions. We appreciate their time and commitment. Personnel support for this analysis was funded by the Australian Government and was supported by the Victorian Government's Operational Infrastructure Support Program. Dr Quach is supported by an Australian Research Council Discovery Early Career Researcher Award (DE140100751). Prof Goldfeld is supported by Australian National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) Career Development Fellowship 1082922. The funding bodies had no role in relation to the design and conduct of the study; collection, management, analysis and interpretation of the data; preparation, review or approval of the manuscript; and decision to submit the manuscript for publication. The authors have no conflicts of interest to declare. The authors wish to thank Joanne Tarasuik for data management and dataset preparation.