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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.

Launching: The experiences of two young adults with intellectual disability and their families in transition to individual supported living

BackgroundA major milestone in the transition to adulthood is leaving the parental home, known aslaunching. This study explored the experiences of 2 young people with intellectual disability...

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.

Listening for policy change: How the voices of disabled people shaped Australia's National Disability Insurance Scheme

Voice has become an important yet ambivalent tool for the recognition of disability. The transformative potential of voice is dependent on a political commitment to listening to disabled people.

Living with Autistic Spectrum Disorders: Families, Homes and the Disruption of Space

Geographical perspectives on the relationships between people with Autistic Spectrum Disorders (ASD), their home carers and the nature of domestic space are rare. People with an ASD have high...

Local therapy facilitators working with children with developmental delay in rural and remote areas of western New South Wales, Australia: the 'Outback' service delivery model

Australia's dispersed population in rural areas contributes to poor access to therapy services and the inability of the existing rural therapy workforce to meet demand. As a result, rural children...

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...

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...

Methods to address requirements for changes in fun

The objective of this project is to provide advice on appropriate indexation and demand factors for Commonwealth funding to the States via the Commonwealth State Disability Agreement (CSDA).

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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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...