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Self-Advocacy as a Means to Positive Identities for People with Intellectual Disability: 'We Just Help Them, Be Them Really'

BACKGROUND: Stigma attached to having an intellectual disability has negative implications for the social identities and inclusion of people with intellectual disability.;AIM: The study explored...

Self-employment: An under-utilised vocational rehabilitation strategy

Over the last two decades self-employment has become an increasingly attractive option for many individuals, including people with disabilities. This article seeks to explore attitudes of rehabilitation counselors towards self-employment.

Sexual recovery: Experiences of women with spinal injury reconstructing a positive sexual identity

Current literature reports women with spinal injury feel concerned about body image, self-esteem, social perceptions of people in wheelchairs, practical issues in expressing sexuality, and the...

Shortage of supported housing for people with mental illness: Australia as an exemplar of an international problem

Social and economic stability promotes recovery and treatment maintenance in people with mental disorders. Research findings are strong that there is a link between economic and housing stability...

Snapshot of flexible funding outcomes in four countries

This article seeks to review outcomes for several flexible funding programmes.

Socioeconomic disadvantage and onset of childhood chronic disabling conditions: a cohort study

OBJECTIVE: To study the temporal relationship between socioeconomic disadvantage and onset of chronic disabling conditions in childhood.;METHOD: Using parent reported data from the Longitudinal...

Spirituality and social networks of people with intellectual and developmental disability

Background Researchers contend that religious and spiritual communities may provide a conduit to friendship for people with IDD. This research explored the interface between social networks and...

State of the Community Service Sector in NSW 2015

This report presents information collected in early 2015 about the characteristics of nongovernment, not-for-profit community service organisations operating in New South Wales (NSW), and the issues and challenges they face.

Successful approaches to placing and supporting apprentices and trainees with disability in Australia

This article presents an amalgamation of three sequential research projects conducted by EDGE Employment Solutions over the past decade.

Supported employment in the international context: An analysis of processes and outcomes

This article seeks to explore the outcomes of supported employment in an international context.

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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...