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Characteristics of Disability Support Pension Recipients June 2007

This paper provides information on the characteristics of Disability Support Pension recipients.

Communication restrictions - The experience of people with a disability in the community

This data briefing explores the relationship between communication restrictions and other outcomes for people with a disability.

Community-based vocational rehabilitation: Effectiveness and cost impact of a proposed program model

This article seeks to explore the impact of an innovative community-based vocational rehabilitation program for participants with schizophrenia or schizoaffective disorder.

Comorbidity and labor force activity among people with psychiatric disorders

This study attempted to examine how comorbidity impacted on labour force participation. It found that comorbidity influences labour force activities. People with psychiatric disorders and comorbidity profiles need intensive vocational services.

Consumer-identified barriers and strategies for optimizing technology use in the workplace

This article explores the experiences of 26 assistive technology (AT) users having a range of physical impairments as they optimized their use of technology in the workplace.

Delineating disability, labour force participation and employment restrictions among persons with psychosis

This paper described characteristics of labour force participation and employment among persons with psychosis. It showed that they have low labour force participation rate. It emphasises education and training opportunities for this group.

Direct costs of blindness in Australia

This study calculated the direct financial costs of blindness to the Australian government and community. Three case studies were used to calculate the annual costs associated with blindness. There were significant financial costs to the government and the communities. .

Disability in Australia: trends in prevalence, education, employment and community living

This bulletin overviews disability prevalence trends over 20 years, including how people frame their disability and its causes.

Disability Support Pension Recipients: Who Gets Off (and Stays Off) Payments?

The authors use use Centrelink payment records on Disability Support Pension (DSP) recipients over the period 1995 to 2002 to investigate individual transitions off payments in this paper.

Disability support services 2000: first national results on services provided under the Commonwealth/State disability agreement

This report informs Australians about services funded under the CSDA for people with disabilities in

Australia.

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