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Enabling justice: a report on the problems and solutions in relation to diversion of alleged offenders with intellectual disability from the New South Wales local courts system

This report focuses on people with intellectual disabilities and the high proportion of them who come into contact with the criminal justice system.

Evaluation of ABILITY LINKS NSW and EARLY LINKS NSW: Thematic Analysis

As part of the process of implementation for Ability Links NSW (ALNSW) and Early Links NSW growth positions in the Hunter area, Linkers,

Evaluation of the expansion of the self managed model in the community participation program

This paper evaluates the 2009 expansion of the Self

Managed Model (SMM) of the Community Participation Program. The evaluation

explored any issues in the roll-out of the initiative, and compared service users’ and

families’ satisfaction with the model to that in April 2009.

Evaluation of the expansion of the self-managed model in the community participation program

Following the ARTD report in July 2009, the Self Managed Model expanded in the Community Participation Program. The evaluation report in July 2010 built on the findings from 2009 and reassessed the success of the model and the satisfaction of service user

Everyday practices of exclusion/inclusion: women who have an intellectual disability speaking for themselves?

In this study, women with an intellectual disability spoke about their issues. The women reported that the women experienced practices of social and emotional exclusion, and inclusion, in their everyday lives.

Examining the participation patterns of an ageing population with disabilities in Australia

This study examined the patterns of participation in physical activity of people with disabilities. Age, workload and type of disability affected the participation patterns of the older people in sports.

Exploring the retention and success of students with disability

This study explores the relationship between supports and university adjustment for students with disability, and their retention and success.

Factors that prevent equitable access to rehabilitation for Aboriginal Australians with disabilities: the need for culturally safe rehabilitation

This article seeks to investigate the barriers that prevent Aboriginal people with disabilities from accessing rehabilitation services.

Health care service provision for country people with developmental disability: An Australian perspective

This article seeks to explore the priorities in the delivery of health care to people in rural towns with developmental disabilities. Overall, a lack of access to primary health care providers, discriminatory practices and a lack of communication was found.

How Should Community Mental Health of Intellectual Disability Services Evolve?

This article aims to review recent evidence derived from three linked studies on essential service provision from staff drawn from throughout the UK and service users and carers drawn from one of the longest operating mental health services in the UK.

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