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Tizard Learning Disability Review

The Tizard Learning Disability Review is a key journal for managers, practitioners, students and academics who work in the field of learning disability.

Understanding Disability: An Analysis of the Influence of the Social Model of Disability in the Drafting of the Anti-Discrimination Act 1991 (Qld) and in Its Interpretation and Application

This article analyses the limit of Anti-Discrimination Act 1991 (Qld) as a tool towards delivery of equality of opportunity in education to people with disabilities.

Use of the International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health (ICF) to identify preliminary comprehensive and brief core sets for multiple sclerosis

This article seeks to identify core sets (categories) for multiple sclerosis (MS), in a Delphi process using the International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health (ICF).

Valuing people through law: whatever happened to Marion?

People with disability are amongst the most disempowered members of our community. This article seeks to explore the High Court's decision in Marion's case which leant support to the rights of people with disability to be included in the community.

Welfare expenditure Australia 2000-01

Welfare Expenditure Australia 2000-01 provides estimates of expenditure on welfare services in Australia for the period 1998-99 to 2000-01.This report includes estimates of expenditure funded by all levels of governments, by non-government community services organisations and by households.

Welfare expenditure Australia 2005-06

This report attempts to estimate expenditure on welfare from 1998 to 2006, especially with regards to families and children; older people; people with disabilities; and Indigenous Australians, migrants, widows and women subject to violence.

Why do disability and rehabilitation staff resign?

This paper stresses the importance of analysing the reasons for resignation of employees of both rehabilitation and disability services of all professions. It offers some recommendations for staff retention.

Work engagement and job burnout within the disability support worker population

This study examined the association between work engagement an d job burnout among disability support workers. Role ambiguity and job feedback were related to burnout. Clearer job description, on-the-job-feedback and developing skills were recommended.

Workforce Planning for Support Workers in the Disability Services Sector

This is a report commissioned by ACROD (National Industry Association for Disability Services) to review the disability

services sector in Western Australia as a result of the critical workforce planning issues that

were emerging in the sector.

Written out of History: Invisible Women in Intellectual Disability Social Work

Focusing on England and Victoria, Australia in particular, this paper uses oral history interviews with long-standing social workers and documentary evidence including government reports and newspaper coverage to explore the similarity in the roles of social workers in intellectual disability.

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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...