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Community and civic participation

Rural, regional and remote health: indicators of health status and determinants of health

This report is the second in an AIHW series, which reports on indicators of health from a regional and remote perspective including indicators of health status and determinants of health.

Self Advocacy Online

A USA based website that links individuals with intellectual or learning disabilities with information and research about self advocacy.

Services for people with intellectual disability of culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds

This study focuses on services for people with intellectual

disability and high support needs from culturally and linguistically

diverse backgrounds living in a suburban region of

south-east Queensland.

Sharing Good Practices: Teenage Girls, Sport, and Physical Activities

This study identified three factors that help to increase girls' (who have a disability) participation in sports. The three factors were design the program for specific target group needs, ensure senior management support, and collaborate with other agencies.

Space, place and relationships: Understanding connectedness and belonging for young people with cognitive disability in regional communities

This inclusive research project asked young people what helps them to feel like they belong with and are connected to their communities.

Sub minimum wage for persons with severe disabilities: Comparative perspectives

This article provides a cross-country analysis of sub-minimum wage policies.

Subjective Quality of Life of Women with Intellectual Disabilities: The Role of Perceived Control over their Own Life in Self‐determined Behaviour

This paper examines the experiences of women with an intellectual disability. 55 Women with intellectual disabilities were interviewed. They perceived that had lacked control over their lives.

Surviving the assault? The Australian disability movement and the neoliberal workfare state

This article analyses the key areas of struggle for the Australian disability movement during the times of Howard government.

Teaching medical students about children with disabilities in a rural setting in a school

In Australian Medical Schools there is an increasing recognition that hospital placements alone are not able to provide for all facets of a comprehensive education. This article seeks to explore a paediatric placement in a school setting that teaches students about intellectual disability,

The Cognitive Disability Digital Accessibility Guide

The Cognitive Disability Digital Accessibility Guide provides guidance on how best to address accessibility-related issues for people with cognitive disability in a media context.

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