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Models of disability support governance: a framework for assessing and reforming social policy

In many developed countries, the provision of disability services has undergone significant transformations, from institutional to community based care, and from oganisational to personalised...

Mothers caring for children and young people with developmental disabilities: Intent to work, patterns of participation in paid employment and the experience of workplace flexibility

Caring alters plans to return to work and changes career trajectories for many primary caregivers of children with disabilities, most of whom are mothers. The Juggling Work & Care study was a...

My Choice Matters evaluation - Interim report

My Choice Matters supports people with disability and their families to increase their skills, knowledge and confidence. This series of reports presents detailed program evaluations.

Non-electronic communication aids for people with complex communication needs

This article seeks to explore non-electronic communication aids as one form of augmentative and alternative communication (AAC) for people with complex communication needs. Overall it was found that much research and funding was focused on electronic aids, despite the high demand for non electronic.

NSW Carers Strategy 2014 - 2019

Carers provide ongoing unpaid support to people who need it because of their disability, chronic illness, mental ill-health, dementia or frail age. Carers support people to live independent lives, to remain in their own homes and in their own communities

Offering fragile X syndrome carrier screening: A prospective mixed-methods observational study comparing carrier screening of pregnant and non-pregnant women in the general population

Introduction: Fragile X syndrome (FXS) is the leading cause of inherited intellectual and developmental disability. Policy development relating to carrier screening programmes for FXS requires...

Older disabled workers' perceptions of volunteering

The aim of this study was to explore how older workers within supported employment settings perceived the opportunities for and barriers to volunteering.

Older women with intellectual disabilities: Overcoming barriers to autonomy

Women with intellectual disabilities often experience limitations to their autonomy despite the enactment of international treaties, such as United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with...

Outsider histories, insider artists, cross-cultural ensembles: Visiting with disability presences in contemporary art environments

Disability is highly visible in contemporary performance festivals and art venues. Traveling from the disability performance ensemble work of Theater Hora and Jérôme Bel, to Javier Telléz's...

Overworking among people with psychiatric disorders: Results from a large community survey

This paper examined the characteristics of people with psychiatric disorders who work long hours. It showed that men with higher education dependent children are at greater risk of over-working. The findings have implications for their long-term treatment and care.

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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...