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Disability Services National Minimum Data Set (DS)

This bulletin presents information on the estimated 312,539 people with disability who accessed disability support services in 2012–13, including the services they received across five broad service groups—community support, employment, community access, accommodation support and respite services.

Disability Support Pension Recipients: Who Gets Off (and Stays Off) Payments?

The authors use use Centrelink payment records on Disability Support Pension (DSP) recipients over the period 1995 to 2002 to investigate individual transitions off payments in this paper.

Disability support services 2000: first national results on services provided under the Commonwealth/State disability agreement

This report informs Australians about services funded under the CSDA for people with disabilities in


Disability support services: services provided under the National Disability Agreement 2010-11

This report presents data collected in the Disability Services National Minimum Data Set (DSNMDS) on disability support services that were provided under the National Disability Agreement (NDA).

Disability, Ageing and Carers, Australia: Summary of Findings, 2012

The Australian Bureau of Statistics produces the Survey of Disability, Ageing and Carers (SDAC). SDAC is the most reliable source on the prevalence of disability in Australia.

Disability, employment and work performance among people with ICD‐10 anxiety disorders

This study identified factors that affect labour force participation and work performance among people with anxiety disorders. Reduced labour force participation, degraded employment trajectories and impaired job performance influenced anxiety disorders.

Disconnected expectations: Staff, family, and supported employee perspectives about retirement

This study aimed to identify the possibilities and barriers to retirement for older employees in supported employment services.

Does disability status modify the association between psychosocial job quality and mental health? A longitudinal fixed-effects analysis

BACKGROUND: People with disabilities have difficulties in obtaining work. However, evidence suggests that those with disabilities derive substantial mental health benefits from employment.

Does social support modify the effect of disability acquisition on mental health? A longitudinal study of Australian adults

Purpose: Disability acquisition in adulthood is associated with deterioration in mental health. Social support may act as a “buffer” against poor mental health following disability acquisition.

Early intervention in children (0-6 years) with a rare developmental disability: The occupational therapy role

Summary Objective/Background This study aims to explore the occupational therapists' role in early intervention for children diagnosed with a rare developmental disability. Methods A survey was...

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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...