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Addressing training needs for community care assessment in remote Indigenous communities

This article discusses the findings of a project which investigated approaches to assessment of client needs in remote Home and Community Care services.

ALTER - European Journal of Disability Research

ALTER is a peer-reviewed European journal which looks at disability and its variations.

Background Paper on access to Justice for People with Disability in the Criminal Justice System

This report combines information regarding the way people with disability interact with the justice system.

Breaking Out of a Distinct Social Space: Reflections on Supporting Community Participation for People with Severe and Profound Intellectual Disability

Ethnographic and action research methods were used to collect data on the meaning of inclusion attached by staff when implementing a programme, known as the Community Inclusion Framework, in a group home for five adults with severe intellectual disabilities in Victoria, Australia.

Census

The Australian Bureau of Statistics' Census of Population and Housing includes one measure of disability – the need for assistance with core activities.

Cheats, charity cases and inspirations: disrupting the circulation of disability-based memes online

With the increasing part online self-performance plays in day-to-day life in the twenty-first century, it is not surprising that critiques of the way the daily social drama of disability plays out...

Closure of the Challinor Centre II: An extended report on 95 individuals after 12 months of community living

Individuals with mental health problems were relocated to community-based group homes. The study showed that relocation to the community was associated with a more active and normalised lifestyle than experienced in the institutional setting.

Community and cluster centre residential services for adults with intellectual disability: long-term results from an Australian-matched sample

This paper reports on the relocation of people with intellectual disability and challenging behaviour. Both cluster centre and dispersed community living offer lifestyle and skill development advantages compared with opportunities available in large residential institutions.

Community Inclusion Initiative

The Community Inclusion Initiative helps inform the provision of community participation support under the NDIS.

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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....
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