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Experiences of adults with high-care needs and their family members with housing and support pathways in Australia

Purpose: Many adults aged less than 65 years with high-care needs resulting from acquired disabilities are unable to access age-appropriate housing and support, and reside in residential aged care...

Exploring leisure and retirement for people with intellectual disabilities

The present study explored the retirement and leisure experiences and perceptions of 31 people with intellectual disabilities living in community accommodation, as well as the perceptions of 21...

Factors affecting retention of allied health professionals working with people with disability in rural New South Wales, Australia: discrete choice experiment questionnaire development

OBJECTIVE: This paper describes the development of a discrete choice experiment (DCE) questionnaire to identify the factors (attributes) that allied health professionals (AHPs) working with people...

Factors influencing speech and language outcomes of children with early identified severe/profound hearing loss: Clinician-identified facilitators and barriers

Purpose: Early identification of severe/profound childhood hearing loss (HL) gives these children access to hearing devices and early intervention to facilitate improved speech and language...

Families with a young child with a disability

This article examines the characteristics of families with at least one young child with a disability and the effect the caring role has on relationships.

Field of study and employment outcomes: an analysis of TAFE graduates

This paper assesses the employment outcomes of TAFE graduates. Graduates with a disability are less likely than others to be employed. Higher-level qualifications result in better job prospects.

Financial turning points and transitions for people with multiple sclerosis: Towards sustainable employment outcomes

This study explored the experiences of financial transitions that people with multiple sclerosis pass through during their lives. It offers suggestions regarding improving their employment opportunities and financial futures.

High Growth Jobs Talented Candidates Early Learnings Report

This early learnings report highlights findings from the High Growth Jobs Talented Candidates (HGJTC) project, a demand-led brokerage model which is being delivered by AND in partnership with SVA as part of the NSW Government’s Employment Enablement Strategy.

Housing assistance in Australia 2011

Housing assistance in Australia 2011 is a compendium style publication which provides readers with information about housing assistance in each segment of the housing sector: government, not-for-profit and the private sector.

How social work can contribute in the shift to personalised, recovery-oriented psycho-social disability support services

This paper presents the findings from an Australian study in which forty-one people, who self-identified as having a psycho-social disability as a result of mental health problems, spoke about...

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