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Issues affecting therapist workforce and service delivery in the disability sector in rural and remote New South Wales, Australia: perspectives of policymakers, managers and senior therapists

This study reports on services to people with disabilities in rural and remote NSW. Professionals raised concerns about workforce and service delivery.

Journal of Disability Policy Studies (JDPS)

JDPS addresses compelling variable issues in ethics, policy and law related to individuals with disabilities.

Key Elements of Child Safe Organisations

This research, for the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse, identifies key elements of child safe organisations, including the needs of children with disability.

Making a Statement: An Exploratory Study of Barriers Facing Women with an Intellectual Disability when Making a Statement about Sexual Assault to Police

This article seeks to explore the barriers facing women with an intellectual disability when making a statement about sexual assault to the police.

Making it Real

Making it Real sets out what people who use services and carers expect to see and experience if support services are truly personalised.

Methods to address requirements for changes in funding disability services brought about by external change

The objective of this project is to provide advice on appropriate indexation and demand factors for Commonwealth funding to the States via the Commonwealth State Disability Agreement (CSDA). This funding is used to provide accommodation and support services for people with a disability.

Missing discourses: concepts of joy and happiness in disability

This paper shows how people with a disability are described in policy and research settings. It suggests that they are often negatively represented. The authors argue that policy‐makers and academics alike need to be sensitive to the dynamics of languages (discourses) about disability.

National Core Indicators: NCI (USA)

NCI™ is a voluntary effort by public developmental disabilities agencies to measure and track their own performance.

National Disability Practitioners (NDP)

National Disability Practitioners is a new membership association that will take the lead in strengthening occupational standards, building sector networks and creating professional development opportunities for those working to support people with disabi

NDIS - principles to Determine the Responsibilities of the NDIS and Other Service Systems

All governments have agreed that our vision is for an inclusive Australian society that enables people with disability to fulfil their potential as equal citizens. To achieve this vision, all Australian governments, non-government organisations, business and the wide community have a role to play.

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