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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.

Centre of National Research on Disability and Rehabilitation (CONROD)

This resource provides research conducted across CONROD's research programs which has produced evidence, translated into better practice across the continuum of trauma care, from scene of injury, through rehabilitation and into the community.

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...

Current developments in Australia: School safety and disability discrimination—Purvis v. New South Wales (Department of Education and Training)

Some behaviours by students with a disability in schools raise questions about the security and safety of other students and inclusive education. This paper discusses a court case relating to this problem.

Disability and child sexual abuse in institutional contexts

An analysis of the historical, social and policy context around the treatment of children with disability in institutional contexts for the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse.

Disability support services 2006-07: national data on services provided under the Commonwealth State/Territory Disability Agreement

This report outlines the characteristics of people who used specialist disability services in

2006–07 and the services they received.

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.

Domestic Violence and Intellectual Disability

This is a primary prevention program, meaning that it is specifically designed to prevent personal, intimate partner, domestic and sexual violence before it happens.

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...