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National Centre for Student Equity in Higher Education

NCSEHE’s purpose is to inform public policy design and implementation, and institutional practice, in order to improve higher education participation and success for marginalised and disadvantaged people.

National Disability Agreement

The National Disability Agreement, introduced by the Council of Australian Governments in 2009, is a high level agreement between the Australian and state and territory governments for the provision of disability services for people with disability.

NSW Disability Inclusion Plan

This plan sets out the government’s objectives to work towards improving on the way people with disability are included in communities.

People with intellectual and other cognitive disability in the criminal justice system

This report outlines the key findings of a research project on individuals whose mental health disorders and cognitive disability (MHDCD) diagnoses

are known and have been in prison.

Practitioner guidelines for capacity building for disability inclusive disaster risk reduction in Indonesia

Disability inclusive disaster risk reduction (DiDRR) is increasingly recognised as an important component of community resilience in the event of a natural disaster as documented in the recent outcome of the 3rd World Conference, the Sendai Framework for

Reliability and validity of the revised Triple C: Checklist of Communicative Competencies for adults with severe and multiple disabilities

This article seeks to investigate the reliability and validity of a revised communication assessment tool for adults with severe disabilities. Overall, the revised tool provides a reliable means of gathering data.

Removing the obstacles: Disability Access and the Arts (in Heritage Buildings)

A research report which reviews legislation and the issues related to providing access for arts services and other organisations located in heritage buildings.

Removing the obstacles: Disability Access and the Arts (in Heritage Buildings)

Many arts organisations are located in heritage buildings and many of these do not provide disability access. It is often presumed that if a building has heritage status, there is no capacity to provide or improve accessible design.

Representations of autism in Australian print media

This article seeks to examine the representation of Autism spectrum disorders in the Australian print media.

Research Article | January 2012 Initial Development of the Health Promoting Activities Scale to Measure the Leisure Participation of Mothers of Children With Disabilities

This articles evaluates the Health Promoting Activities Scale (HPAS) as a psychometric tool to measure the frequency with which mothers participate in self-selected leisure activities that promote health and well-being.

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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...