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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 1980s and considers frameworks enforced in the curriculum.

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.

Economic study of muscular dystrophy: Executive summary

This study aimed to canvass the experiences of people with muscular dystrophy in relation to the nexus between MD, employment and cost impacts, including barriers and facilitators in job searching processes and in obtaining needed supports.

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.

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...

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.

Enhancing support for the mental wellbeing of parents of children with a disability: Developing a resource based on the perspectives of parents and professionals

Background Raising a child with a disability can place significant strain on the mental wellbeing of parents and carers. This study developed a mental wellbeing resource specifically for parents...

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...