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Labour market impacts from disability onset

This paper aims to improve the understanding of the causal impacts of working-age

disability onset.

Laying or delaying the groundwork? A critical framing analysis of Australia's National Disability Strategy from an implementation planning perspective

National disability strategy implementation is challenging. Competing needs and interests of government and different stakeholders mean that implementation is rarely straightforward.

Length of completed spells on the Disability Support Pension (DSP) program

This paper presents an estimation of the length of completed spells on Disability Support Pension (DSP) program.

Long-term employment among people at ultra-high risk for psychosis

Background: Psychotic disorders are associated with high rates of sustained unemployment, however, little is known about the long-term employment outcome of people at ultra-high risk (UHR) of...

Long-term employment outcomes following traumatic brain injury and orthopaedic trauma: a ten-year prospective study

Objective: To investigate the trajectory and predictors of employment over a period of 10 years following traumatic brain injury and traumatic orthopaedic injury. Design: Prospective follow-up at...

Maternal employment trajectories and caring for an infant or toddler with a disability

Mothers caring for an infant or toddler continue to face barriers in returning to work after child birth. Mothers caring for an infant or toddler with a disability, however, may face even greater...

Maternal Employment, Work Experiences, and Financial Well-Being of Australian Mothers Who Care for Young Children With Special Health Care Needs

The employment and work experiences of mothers who care for young children with special health care needs is the focus of this study. It addresses a gap in the research literature, by providing an...

Measuring practice leadership in supported accommodation services for people with intellectual disability: Comparing staff-rated and observational measures

Background Studies incorporating staff-rated or observational measures of practice leadership have shown that where practice leadership is stronger, active support is better implemented. The study...

Mental Health Following Acquisition of Disability in Adulthood--The Impact of Wealth

BACKGROUND: Acquisition of a disability in adulthood has been associated with a reduction in mental health. We tested the hypothesis that low wealth prior to disability acquisition is associated...

Mind the gap: The extent of violence against women with disabilities in Australia: The

A comprehensive national response to violence against women with disabilities is long overdue in Australia. Work to date suggests that the issue is endemic yet largely invisible.

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