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How the all fruits salad creates sweeter futures in rural and remote mental health

This article sought to explore the outcomes of mixing people with different intellectual disabilities in a singular rehabilitation program.

In search of a level playing field -- the constraints and benefits of sport participation for people with intellectual disability

This paper presents the results of a study seeking to examine the experiences of people with intellectual disability in a sporting context.

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.

International Disability Alliance

International Disability Alliance is a network of organisations of persons with disabilities and their families.

It's in the practice: commentary on “The Value of Citizenship” (Duffy, 2017)

This paper explores political citizenship and some of the leading voting campaigns for people with disability in the UK, Canada and Sweden.

Journal of Disability Policy Studies (JDPS)

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

Just Fair

This report is the first comprehensive analysis of the extent to which the UK government is meeting its international obligations to realise the rights of disabled people in the austerity era.

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.

Lungurra Ngoora--a pilot model of care for aged and disabled in a remote Aboriginal community--can it work?

This study explored the development and implementation of a locally designed community service model of care for older people, people with disability and/or mental health problems in remote Aboriginal Australia.

Making Life Good in the Community: measures of resident outcomes and staff perceptions of the move from an institution

This report sets out the findings from that large-scale outcome survey that aimed to provide statistical indicators of changes to the quality of life of the former residents of KRS who moved to group homes in the community.

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