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Inclusion in Australia: What Teachers Say They Need and What School Psychologists Can Offer

This article examines the inclusion-related beliefs and perceived needs of primary teachers in Australia, and proposes ways that school psychologists can help meet these needs.

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.

Individual funding: Building community capacity through action research

People with self-directed supports feel they have a greater amount of choice and control compared to people who have support packages from service providers.

Inquiry into Social Inclusion and Victorians with Disability

FAMILY AND COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE, Parliament of Victoria, 2014

This report makes 25 recommendations to the Victorain Government to help advance social inclusion for Victorians with disability under the following broad themes:

Listening to families’ views regarding institutionalization & deinstitutionalization

This paper examines families' perspectives on institutionalisation and deinstitutionalisation in Australia. Families opposed deinstitutionalisation because they though it would negatively affect them and their relatives with intellectual disabilities.

Living with Disability Research Program, LaTrobe University

This research program is led by Christine Bigby, who is Professor of Social Work and Social Policy at La Trobe University.

Measuring outcomes in community care: an exploratory study

The project developed an outcomes assessment and measurement framework for use in community care. The aim was to build routine systems for measuring outcomes of community care and the degree to which goals are met.

Media Access Australia

Media Access Australia reports on social media tools for people with disability, their accessibility issues, and how best to overcome accessibility challenges using a variety of web and mobile solutions.

Modeling community-based, self-help mental health rehabilitation reform

This article sought to 1) identify self attributes among those living with intellectual disability, 2) identify how these attributes can be used to inform individual and group rehabilitation programs, 3) explore engagement with 'the system'.

My life as a budget item: disability, budget priorities and poverty in Tasmania

This study explored the circumstances of Tasmanians with disabilities of working age living on low incomes in 2005-06.

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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...