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Impact Analysis of Assessment, Consultation and Education Services to Support the Adoption of Smart Home Technologies, Innovations for Chronic Disease Prevention and Solutions for Independent Living

This paper aims to review the impact of the services of LifeTec, a NFP (not-for-profit) state-wide community-funded provider of assessment, consultation and education services to support the adoption of smart home technologies, innovations for chronic disease prevention and independent living.

Increasing day service staff capacity to facilitate positive relationships with people with severe intellectual disability: Evaluation of a new intervention using multiple baseline design

An evaluation of an educational intervention based on the social relationships model, designed to positively develop relationships between support staff and people with intellectual disability.

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.

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...

International Disability Alliance

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

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.

Longitudinal Head Injury Outcome Project Report

This research assesses how a range of factors influence the recovery process for individuals following traumatic brain injury.

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.

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.

Measuring the impact of housing on people with schizophrenia

This research project provides an in-depth examination of people with schizophrenia and the impact of living in their own home compared to living in a boarding house.

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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...