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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.

Effectiveness of an intervention to improve day centre services for people with psychiatric disabilities

Background/aim: Day centres for people with psychiatric disabilities need to be evaluated for effectiveness in order to provide the best possible support. This study aimed at investigating the...

Effects of a child's disability on affected female's labour supply in Australia

This paper attempts to quantify the link between a child's disability and the work behaviour of the female in the affected family.

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.

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.

Evaluation of the Work Safety and Psychosocial Wellbeing of Disability Support Workers

This study investigated organisational factors impacting disability support worker (DSW) psychosocial wellbeing and work safety to understand the relationship between wellbeing, using measures of...

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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...