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Developing understandings of 'inclusion' and 'inclusive schooling'

This paper is a philosophical consideration of the concepts of 'inclusion' and 'inclusive schooling', especially with regards to disability.

Development of the Assistance to Participate Scale (APS) for children's play and leisure activities

This paper describes the development and psychometric evaluation of the Assistance to Participate Scale (APS). The APS measures the assistance that a school-aged child with a disability requires to participate in play and leisure activities from the primary carer's perspective.

Disability and mammography screening: intangible barriers to participation

This study sought to investigate intangible or non-physical barriers to participation of women with disability in mammography screening.

Disability assistance animals or not? Problems in policy and practice workshop summary and scoping discussion paper

This summary and scoping discussion paper presents the findings of a workshop on the current regulatory approach to assistance animals.

Disability in Australia: multiple disabilities and need for assistance

This report examines the severity of disability and complex support needs of people with multiple disabilities in Australia. It stresses the need for providing appropriate and adequate support services for people with different types and degrees of disability.

Disability in Australia: trends in prevalence, education, employment and community living

This bulletin overviews disability prevalence trends over 20 years, including how people frame their disability and its causes.

Disability support services: services provided under the National Disability Agreement 2015–16

In 2015–16, an estimated 332,000 people used disability support services under the National Disability Agreement (NDA), including around 3,500 who transitioned to the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) during the year.

Disability, Ageing and Carers, Australia: Summary of Findings, 2012

The Australian Bureau of Statistics produces the Survey of Disability, Ageing and Carers (SDAC). SDAC is the most reliable source on the prevalence of disability in Australia.

Disability, Ageing and Carers, Australia: Summary of Findings, 2015

Psychosocial disability can have an impact on a person's ability to participate fully in daily living and opportunities like education, employment, and social and cultural activities.

Educating Oneself out of Social Exclusion. Research Report

This research builds a multi-dimensional measure of social exclusion comprising: material resources; employment; education and skills; health and disability; social interactions; community; and personal safety.

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