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Transitions from school for young adults with intellectual disability: Parental perspectives on “life as an adjustment”

The current Australian study provided a voice for parents to report on the experiences of and outcomes for young adults following their recent transition from school into post-school life.

Transport problems that matter – social and psychological links to transport disadvantage

This paper presents an analysis exploring self-reported measures of transport disadvantage and how these relate to social exclusion and well-being in Melbourne, Australia.

Understanding Disability: An Analysis of the Influence of the Social Model of Disability in the Drafting of the Anti-Discrimination Act 1991 (Qld) and in Its Interpretation and Application

This article analyses the limit of Anti-Discrimination Act 1991 (Qld) as a tool towards delivery of equality of opportunity in education to people with disabilities.

Understanding the social costs of psychosis: The experience of adults affected by psychosis identified within the second Australian national survey of psychosis

This study examines the impact of psychosis on an individual’s social and community participation. Social integration increases both mental and social well-being.

United Kingdom Life Opportunities Survey

This UK survey aims to identify the reasons why people with disability do not participate in the community as much as they would like. It also explores topics such as living standards, housing, discrimination and crime.

Voting with an 'unsound mind'? A comparative study of the voting rights of persons with mental disabilities

People with actual or assumed impaired decision making capacity have been marginalised from debates over systems of voting.

We couldn't function without volunteers': volunteering with a disability, the perspective of not-for-profit agencies

The aim of this study was to explore the views of volunteer coordinators in not-for-profit organisations concerning people with long-standing disability as volunteers.

Website accessibility in Western Australian public libraries

This article provides a summation of the research conducted into the accessibility of public library websites in Western Australia.

Website Accessibility: a Comparative Analysis of Australian National and State/Territory Library Websites

This paper assesses the accessibility of the websites of the National Library of Australia, and those of each of the State/Territory Libraries.

Whose Life Story Is It? Self-Reflexive Life Story Research with People with Intellectual Disabilities

This article explores the unique relationship between the interviewer and the interviewee that lies at the heart life story research with people with intellectual disabilities.

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