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Influence of intellectual impairment (II) on basketball players' capacity to solve a game situation: towards evidence-based classification systems in II-basketball

Basketball for athletes with intellectual impairment (II) requires the development of evidence-based eligibility systems to guarantee that only athletes with significant limitations performing...

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:

Intellectual disability in young people in custody in New South Wales, Australia - prevalence and markers

BACKGROUND: Intellectual disability (ID) is known to be more common in incarcerated groups, especially incarcerated youth. Aboriginal young people have higher rates of ID, and make up half of all...

Issues of active ageing: Perceptions of older people with lifelong intellectual disability

The study aimed to investigate the lived experiences of older people with lifelong intellectual disability and to explore the meaning of active ageing for this group.

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.

Journal of Social Work in Disability & Rehabilitation

Quarterly journal covering issues such as disabilities and social policy, practice, research, and theory.

Mainstream, Inclusionary, and Convivial Places: Locating Encounters Between People with and Without Intellectual Disabilities

This paper considers the question of what places are most conducive for convivial encounters between people with and without disabilities.

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.

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.

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Research to Action Guides

  • A Guide for disability practitioners, schools, employers and young people looking to make the transition from school to employment in Australia....
  • The Culturally Proficient Service Delivery Research to Action Guide has been developed to assist in the provision of accessible, appropriate and effective disab...