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A conceptual approach to the work, leisure and retirement education of adults with an intellectual disability

This thesis is concerned with the application of a conceptual approach to educational efforts to improve aspects of work, leisure and retirement functioning in a specific group; persons with an intellectual disability.

A new mentorship model: Towards ares employment and social inclusion for people with disability

This report evaluates the year-long multi-partnered project and exhibition called HERE&NOW13, which developed artistic skills and social inclusion of artists with disability.

A rhizomatics of hearing: becoming deaf in the workplace and other affective spaces of hearing

The paper argues that deafness/becoming deaf is always a form of hearing and the ‘strange label’ of disability is brought into question just as it increasingly opens presence, tension, texture, and interdependence.

A scan of disadvantage in Queensland 2010

The report demonstrates that disadvantage persists in Queensland and that responses to disadvantage need to address the spatial patterns that are evident. Some people experiencing multiple indicators of disadvantage live in areas where this experience is more widespread.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people with disability: wellbeing, participation and support

This report explores the experience of Indigenous people with disability compared with Indigenous people without disability and all Australians with similar severity of disability.

Australia's welfare 2001

Australia's Welfare is the most comprehensive and authoritative source of national information on welfare services in Australia.

Australia's welfare 2005 : the seventh biennial welfare report of the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare

Australia's Welfare is the most comprehensive and authoritative source of national information on welfare services in Australia.

Capacity for Freedom—A New Way of Measuring Poverty Amongst Australian Children

This article argues that political action to improve the lives of children should take a holistic view of the lives of individuals taking note in particular of how health may be restraining their quality of life.

Carers' perspective on respite for persons with acquired brain injury

This study aims to address the lack of data on respite care and people with acquired brain injury from the perspective of carers. Survey methodology was used to gather information from carers who were members of a peak brain injury association in New South Wales, Australia.

Challenges for females with high functioning autism in the workplace: a systematic review

This systematic review synthesises what is known about the labour market experiences of women with High Functioning Autism (HFA).

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Research to Action Guides

  • This Guide explores what the research evidence tells us makes a difference in group homes, and to the lives of people who live in them....
  • This Research to Action Guide promotes and supports best practice in inclusive research by providing a review of the evidence and strategies that ensure end-use...