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‘It's pretty hard with our ones, they can't talk, the more able bodied can participate’: staff attitudes about the applicability of disability policies to people with severe and profound intellectual disabilities

This paper presents findings from two studies which examined staff attitudes and their impact on the outcomes for residents with intellectual disabilities in community-based residential services.

“Everything Effects Everything Else”: Power, perception and hidden forms of restrictive practice in shared supported accommodation

The overall aim of this research was to contribute to improving the quality of life and dignity of people living in shared supported accommodation who are subject to restrictive practices.

“There’s No Other Way to Describe it”: Images of Disability and Challenging Behaviour on a Current Affair

This paper draws attention to the negative images and stereotypes about young people with challenging behaviours and disability. It requests Australian educators and researchers to critique sensationalised and negative representation of people with disability in the mainstream media.

1800 RESPECT – national counselling helpline, information and response for victims of sexual assault, domestic and family violence

Dedicated online resources for workers supporting people with disability who are victims of sexual assault and domestic or family violence. Additional specific information about risks for women with disability

A picture of Australia's children

'A picture of Australia's children' is the third national statistical report on the health, development and wellbeing of Australia's children aged 0-14 years.

Australian Research Alliance for Children and Yout

At the Australian Research Alliance for Children and Youth (ARACY), we progress and promote evidence-based programs and strategies to improve the wellbeing of children and youth.

Building the Evidence. A Report on the status of Policy and Practice in responding to violence against women with disabilities in Victoria

This report aims to analyse the extent to which current Victorian family violence policy and practice recognises and provides for women with disabilities who experience violence.

Centre of Excellence for Clinical Innovation and Behaviour Support

The Centre engages in practice leadership and disability research in clinical innovation and governance, forensic disability, high and complex needs and positive behaviour supports.

Community & disability services training - NSW Ombudsman

This resource is a link to a series of workshops run by the NSW Ombudsman regarding complaints, complaint handling and serious incidents in the community and disability sector.

Disability support services 2006-07: national data on services provided under the Commonwealth State/Territory Disability Agreement

This report outlines the characteristics of people who used specialist disability services in

2006–07 and the services they received.

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