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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 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...

Employer satisfaction, job-match and future hiring intentions for employees with a disability

This paper discusses the relationships between employer satisfaction, and employer perceptions of job-match and future hiring intentions toward people who have a disability.

Employment restrictions among persons with ICD-10 anxiety disorders: characteristics from a population survey

This paper discusses employment restrictions among people with mental health problems (ICD-10). The nature of restrictions was: the type of jobs, number of hours, changing jobs and the need for a support person. The implications of the results for income support were discussed.

Engagement in retirement: an evaluation of the effect of Active Mentoring on engagement of older adults with intellectual disability in mainstream community groups

Background As adults with intellectual disability age, retirement options need to be explored. One option is to attend a mainstream community group for retirees.

Enhancing community mental health services through formal partnerships with supported employment providers

A more recovery and social inclusion-oriented approach can ensure a more efficient use of public funds. Efficiency can be achieved through the implementation of evidence-based practices in supported employment by integrating employment services with community-based treatment and care.

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

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.

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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