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Evaluation of the Sector and Workforce Development

This report is an evaluation of an action research pilot project that intended to determine what is required to support the disability services sector and its workforce in WA to promote the use of Positive Behaviour Support.

For better or worse: how have people with intellectual disabilities fared in a whole of disabilities framework?

This article explores the impact of a “whole of disability” service framework on the provision of services to people with intellectual disability, with a particular focus on the provision of accommodation support services to people with intellectual disability in Western Australia.

Government Directives on the Integration of Students with a Disability Into the TAFE System: Causes and Effects as Reflected Within the New England Institute of TAFE

This study considers how the TAFE system in NSW addresses the intention of legislation such as the Commonwealth and state Disability Services Acts to support students with disabilities, by surveying the views of senior TAFE staff, students, teachers and consultants.

Guidelines on Ethical Conduct of Evaluation and Code of Ethics

Ethics refers to right and wrong in conduct. These guidelines for ethical behaviour and decision making in evaluation are intended to foster continuing improvement in the theory, practice and use of evaluation by stimulating awareness and discussion of et

Improving Recognition of Carers’ Skills: Literature Review

This review of the literature examined: the skills and knowledge of carers and the transferability of these to employment; the role of and approaches to supporting education and training; and approaches that support carers’ transition into education, training and employment.

Inclusive practice for research with children with disability: a guide

This guide presents a set of resources for supporting the involvement of children with disability in research, consultation, policy and service development.

Indigenous Australians and Impaired Decision-Making Capacity

This article explores issues associated with impaired decision-making capacity for Indigenous Australians.

Integrated Market, Sector and Workforce Strategy

This Strategy, developed as the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) is in trial phase, provides a vision of what a robust and mature NDIS market will look like and how it will function.

Intergovernmental Agreement on the National Disability Insurance Scheme Launch

On 7 December 2012, COAG reaffirmed its ongoing commitment to a National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) by signing an Intergovernmental Agreement for the NDIS Launch.

Journal of Disability Policy Studies (JDPS)

JDPS addresses compelling variable issues in ethics, policy and law related to individuals with disabilities.

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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...