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Supporting students with Autism Spectrum Disorder

This project targets the failure of existing supports to meet the complex and unique needs of students with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). Improvements in support for higher education are identified.

Sustainable housing paradigms? The impact of reforms on the social housing sector in South Australia and Northern Ireland

This paper considers the impact of reform on the social housing sectors in Northern Ireland and South Australia.

The influence of service users and NGOs on housing for people with psychiatric disability

This paper reports on a case study which examined mental health service users and carers, public housing tenants and non-government organisations’ (NGO) participation and representation within policy processes.

The State of Shared Lives in England 2015 - Full Report

Shared Lives offers a flexible, person centred solution to housing, care and support needs for older and disabled people, giving people the opportunity to share family and community life with a Shared

Lives carer. This is the 2015 annual report of the pr

The transinstitutionalisation of people living in licensed boarding houses in Sydney

Deinstitutionalisation, one of the most significant social policies of the last century, was introduced into Australia from the 1960s, and involved the closure or downsizing of large institutions...

Type of housing predicts rate of readmission to hospital but not length of stay in people with schizophrenia on the Gold Coast in Queensland

This paper uses archival data to investigate the outcomes for people with schizophrenia discharged to two types of accommodation.The types of accommodation chosen are the person's own home and for-profit boarding house.

Unpacking barriers to quality care for Deaf people in residential aged care facilities

Residential aged care providers often face difficulties in meeting the needs of residents with a lifelong disability. In this article, I explore these issues from the perspective of signing Deaf...

Using technology in supported accommodation

A research project with the Institute for Safety, Compensation and Recovery Research (ISCRR) and partners, investigating the extent to which electronic technology is being used by people living with disability in Victorian shared supported accommodation settings.

Younger People with Disability In Residential Aged Care Program: final report on the 2007-08 Minimum Data Set

This report summarises the characteristics of people who were 'on the books' during 2007-08 and the Younger People With Disability in Residential Aged Care (YPIRAC) services they received.

Younger People with Disability in Residential Aged Care program: final report on the 2007-08 minimum data set

This report presents information on the people who were provided with support under the YPIRAC program and the services they accessed during the 2007–08 reporting period.

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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...