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Community and civic participation

National Disability Agreement

The National Disability Agreement, introduced by the Council of Australian Governments in 2009, is a high level agreement between the Australian and state and territory governments for the provision of disability services for people with disability.

National Disability Strategy

The National Disability Strategy (the Strategy) sets out a ten year national plan for improving life for Australians with disability, their families and carers.

Outcomes of participation objective, participation subjective (POPS) measure following traumatic brain injury

This article aims to investigate the participation of adults living with traumatic brain injury in regional and rural NSW as measured by the Participation Objective Participation Subjective (POPS) measure.

Peer-to-Peer Value Through Social Capital in an Online Motor Neuron Disease Community

Millions of people affected by disability or chronic disease access social support and information through online health communities. This article seeks to observe a community of people affected by motor neuron disease creating value for themselves and each other within an online health community.

People with intellectual and other cognitive disability in the criminal justice system

This report outlines the key findings of a research project on individuals whose mental health disorders and cognitive disability (MHDCD) diagnoses

are known and have been in prison.

People with intellectual and other cognitive disability in the criminal justice system

People with intellectual and other cognitive disability in the criminal justice system

Police contact with people with an intellectual disability: the Independent Third Person perspective

This study sought to explore the perspectives of volunteers on police identification of and responses to people with intellectual disability (ID) in Victoria. Participants completed a survey. They viewed police as competent in dealing with people with ID..

Professional issues for physiotherapists in family-centred and community-based settings

This article reports results from a qualitative study of physiotherapists in a primary health care setting in which a growing awareness of the family–centred approach accompanied the transition from an institutional structure to a predominantly community–based structure.

Promoting the ideals of integration and diversity. Media coverage of Special Olympics Australia

This paper explores the extent to which the media covers sports in which people with an intellectual disability are involved.

Representations of autism in Australian print media

This article seeks to examine the representation of Autism spectrum disorders in the Australian print media.

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