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Economic abuse between intimate partners in Australia: prevalence, health status, disability and financial stress

Objective: Economic abuse is a form of domestic violence that has a significant impact on the health and financial wellbeing of victims, but is understudied. This study determined the lifetime...

Economic Rationalism and Educational reform: Vocational education and training for students with disabilities in New South Wales, Australia

This article examines the advanced transition state of education reforms in New South Wales in the late 1980's and considers frameworks enforced in the curriculum. It also covers the skills...

Economic study of muscular dystrophy: Executive Summary

The aim of the study was to provide research evidence that assists in raising awareness about muscular dystrophy (MD) impacts, particularly on employment and family income and costs, as well as...

Economic study of muscular dystrophy: Executive Summary

The aim of the study was to provide research evidence that assists in raising awareness about muscular dystrophy (MD) impacts, particularly on employment and family income and costs, as well as potential policy responses.

Effects of disability on job search among older workers

This article examines the impact of disability and related variables (age, gender, and education level) on job search behaviours and employment outcomes. Data are from a two-wave study of 681...

Employers' perception of the costs and the benefits of hiring individuals with autism spectrum disorder in open employment in Australia

d Research has examined the benefits and costs of employing adults with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) from the perspective of the employee, taxpayer and society, but few studies have considered...

Employment functioning and disability among community residents with bipolar affective disorder: results from an Australian community survey

This paper compared employment functioning and disability among people with bipolar affective disorder in comparison to adults with schizophrenia. It identified factors that contributed to employment functioning among these groups.

Enablers and barriers of social inclusion for young adults with intellectual disability: A multidimensional view

Background: Factors that enhance the social exclusion and limit the social inclusion of adults with intellectual disability undermine their health and wellbeing. Thus it is important to reduce the...

Evaluating the Performance Improvement Preferences of Disability Service Managers: An Exploratory Study Using Gilbert's Behavior Engineering Model

Background: Front-line managers play an important role in managing the performance of staff working in services for people with intellectual disability, but little is known about the practices...

Evaluation of the Australian Disability Enterprise Transition to Retirement Pilot

This report presents the findings of an independent evaluation of a small-scale pilot of

transition to retirement for older employees with disabilities of two Australian

Disability Enterprises (ADEs) operating in regional and rural Australia.

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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...