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Enabling justice: a report on the problems and solutions in relation to diversion of alleged offenders with intellectual disability from the New South Wales local courts system

This report focuses on people with intellectual disabilities and the high proportion of them who come into contact with the criminal justice system.

Environmental factors that influence the community participation of adults with aphasia: The perspective of service industry workers

This study aimed to identify barriers and facilitators to community participation for adults with aphasia from the perspective of service industry workers.

Evaluating a community nursing service: listening to the voices of clients with an intellectual disability and/or their proxies

This article seeks to evaluate a specialist nursing service programme for people with an intellectual disability residing in the community.

Evaluation of a rural community-based disability service in Queensland, Australia

This article seeks to evaluate a community-based disability service in in central Queensland.

Evaluation of ABILITY LINKS NSW and EARLY LINKS NSW: Thematic Analysis

As part of the process of implementation for Ability Links NSW (ALNSW) and Early Links NSW growth positions in the Hunter area, Linkers,

Evaluation of the expansion of the self managed model in the community participation program

This paper evaluates the 2009 expansion of the Self

Managed Model (SMM) of the Community Participation Program. The evaluation

explored any issues in the roll-out of the initiative, and compared service users’ and

families’ satisfaction with the model to that in April 2009.

Evaluation of the expansion of the self-managed model in the community participation program

Following the ARTD report in July 2009, the Self Managed Model expanded in the Community Participation Program. The evaluation report in July 2010 built on the findings from 2009 and reassessed the success of the model and the satisfaction of service user

Examining the participation patterns of an ageing population with disabilities in Australia

This study examined the patterns of participation in physical activity of people with disabilities. Age, workload and type of disability affected the participation patterns of the older people in sports.

Exploring the retention and success of students with disability

This study explores the relationship between supports and university adjustment for students with disability, and their retention and success.

Fixing the system? The experience of service users of the quasi‐market in disability services in Australia

This paper showed that despite market reforms, service delivery for people with disabilities did not improve. Service users experienced inadequate service supply, service cutbacks, and an increased emphasis on cost subsidisation and assessment processes.

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