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Disability Focus Groups: A Strategy for Including People with Disability in Parishes

This paper reports the findings of an exploratory qualitative study examining parish awareness of the need to include individuals with disability in genuine and meaningful ways.

Disability in Australia: multiple disabilities and need for assistance

This report examines the severity of disability and complex support needs of people with multiple disabilities in Australia. It stresses the need for providing appropriate and adequate support services for people with different types and degrees of disability.

Disability in Sustainability Reporting

This guide is designed to help organisations communicate their commitment to respecting and promoting the rights of people with disabilities.

Disability prevalence and trends

This report provides information about the prevalence of different types of disability in Australia. It further examined changes in population patterns of disability prevalence in Australia.

Discussion Paper - Equality, Capacity and Disability in Commonwealth Laws, Australian Law Reform Commission

This discussion paper focused on legal capacity for people with disability. It reflects the commitment expressed in the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD), to which Australia is a signatory.

Early Childhood Intervention Review: Nepean Blue Mountains/Hunter Trial SItes

A commissioned study into the delivery of Early Childhood Intervention services in the context of the NDIS roll out in the Nepean Blue Mountains and Hunter Regions of NSW.

Educating Oneself out of Social Exclusion. Research Report

This research builds a multi-dimensional measure of social exclusion comprising: material resources; employment; education and skills; health and disability; social interactions; community; and personal safety.

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.

Estimating the risk of crime and victimisation in people with intellectual disability: a data-linkage study

Purpose: People with intellectual disability (PWID) appear more likely to be victims and perpetrators of crime. However, extant evidence pertaining to these risks is limited by methodological...

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.

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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...