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What constitutes effective support in obtaining and maintaining employment for individuals with intellectual disability? A scoping review

A literature search was conducted to find evidence-based strategies that enable people with intellectual disability achieve better employment outcomes.

What do people with intellectual disability think about their jobs and the support they recieve at work? A comparative study of three employment support models

A report on the experiences of and outcomes achieved by people with intellectual disability through different models of employment.

What is a person-centred approach?: Familiarity and understanding of individualised funding amongst carers in New South Wales

Person-centred approaches place individuals with a disability at the centre of decision making, with their carers and family invited to be partners in the process. Rather than being required to...

When Funding Meets Practice: The Fate of Contemporary Therapeutic Approaches and Self-Determination in a Consumer-Centred Disability Funding Scheme

This article highlights the potential for a consumer-centred model of funding (the Australian National Disability Insurance Scheme, or the NDIS), to undermine therapeutic approaches in Early...

Who provides primary health care for people with an intellectual disability: General practitioner and general practice characteristics from the BEACH dataset

Background People with an intellectual disability (ID) have complex healthcare needs yet experience barriers to participation in primary care. Further research is required to examine if the...

Working with Policy and Regulatory Factors to Implement Universal Design in the Built Environment: The Australian Experience

Built environments that are usable by all provide opportunities for engagement in meaningful occupations. However, enabling them in day to day design processes and practice is problematic for...

Workplace stress, burnout and coping: a qualitative study of the experiences of Australian disability support workers

Disability support workers (DSWs) are the backbone of contemporary disability support services and the interface through which disability philosophies and policies are translated into practical...

Young adults’ perspectives on their psychosocial outcomes 16 years following childhood traumatic brain injury

Purpose – Childhood traumatic brain injury (CTBI) is one of the most common causes of mortality and disability in children and adolescents that impacts on neuropsychological, social and...

Young Carers Research Project: Final Report

This project aimed to research the number, characteristics and needs of young primary carers in relation to facilitating their social and economic participation in the community.

Young People with Complex Needs Leaving Out-of-Home Care: Service Issues and the Need to Enhance Practice and Policy

Leaving statutory out-of-home care (OOHC) is a challenging time for many young people; however, certain groups have greater difficulty transitioning to independence. This includes young people...

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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...