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Careers of offenders with an intellectual disability: the probabilities of rearrest

This is a longitudinal study that ‘tracked’ offenders with intellectual disabilities (ID) through the criminal justice system over an 11-year period to compare their experiences at each stage of the justice process with a sample of the general offending population.

Caring into Old Age: The wellbeing and support needs of parent carers of people with disabilities

This report outlines the impacts of the caring role upon ageing parent carers within Anglicare’s Support Coordination program, with a focus on the personal wellbeing of carers.

Children and young people as active agents in care-giving: Agency and constraint

This paper examines the costs incurred and benefits conferred by young people who provide care.

Current Developments in Australia: School Safety and Disability Discrimination--Purvis v. New South Wales (Department of Education and Training)

When a child with a disability behaves in a manner which threatens the safety of other children and staff in the school, school authorities are faced with a dilemma. The balance between the...

Dental admissions in children under two years - a total-population investigation

This paper describes dental and oral cavity admissions and associated factors in children under two years of age using total-population databases. There were 1513 dental admissions occurring in...

Developing behavioural training services to meet defined standards within an Australian statewide disability service system and the associated client outcomes

This study examined and the impact of the behavioural services training on the associated client outcomes and the severity rings of subsequent referrals in disability services in Tasmania.

Disobedient behaviours in children with intellectual disability

This study tests the hypothesis that disobedient behaviours in children with intellectual disability can appear when when faced with tasks inappropriate for their mental age.

Domestic and family violence database summary - disabilities

This report reviews cases of violence perpetrated against people with a disability. Violence against a partner or adult children was the most commonly reported type of violence.

Equality, Capacity and Disability in Commonwealth Laws (ALRC 124 Summary)

This Summary Report provides an accessible overview of the policy framework and recommendations in the final Report, Equality, Capacity and Disability in Commonwealth Laws (ALRC Report 124), tabled on 24 November 2014.

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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...