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Australia’s national disability insurance scheme: looking back to shape the future

Australia’s National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) provides a once-in-a-generation opportunity to transform how people with a disability are served. Similar to the enactment of the Disability...

Autism spectrum disorder and fetal alcohol spectrum disorder. Part II: A qualitative comparison of parenting stress

Background Researchers investigating the impact of parenting children with disabilities suggest that regardless of the specific diagnosis, parents experience increased levels of stress. However,...

Barriers to maternal workforce participation and relationship between paid work and health

This article presents the findings from a mailed survey identifying issues including mother's health, workforce participation and barriers to inclusion in the workplace.

Benchmarking Teacher Practice in Queensland Transition Programs for Youth With Intellectual Disability and Autism

This study drew on the Taxonomy for Transition Programming developed by Kohler to benchmark practice at government and nongovernment schools throughout Queensland, Australia.

Building an Industry of Choice: Service Quality, Workforce Capacity and Consumer-Centred Funding in Disability Care

This report is concerned with the impact of consumer-centred funding models on disability services workers, with particular focus on their capacity to provide high quality services.

Census

The Australian Bureau of Statistics' Census of Population and Housing includes one measure of disability – the need for assistance with core activities.

Challenges for females with high functioning autism in the workplace: a systematic review

This systematic review synthesises what is known about the labour market experiences of women with High Functioning Autism (HFA).

Challenges to realizing the convention on the rights of persons with disabilities (CRPD) in Australia for people with intellectual disability and behaviours of concern

It has been a significant period of time since Australia ratified the United Nations’ Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities 2006 (CRPD). While the CRPD brings significant positive...

Characteristics of Disability Support Pension Recipients , June 2006

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

Characteristics of Disability Support Pension Recipients June 2007

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

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