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Evaluation of the Demonstration Support Networks Program: Final Report

The Support Networks Program was designed to provide support networks for children and young people with a disability, their parents and siblings.

Evaluation of the Sector and Workforce Development

This report is an evaluation of an action research pilot project that intended to determine what is required to support the disability services sector and its workforce in WA to promote the use of Positive Behaviour Support.

Every Moment Has Potential

The resource provides an introduction to Person Centred Active Support - a way of working that enables everyone, no matter what their level of intellectual or physical disability, to make choices and participate in meaningful activities and social relationships.

Evidence & Policy - A journal of research, debate and practice

This journal addresses the needs of those who provide public services across a wide range of social and public policy issues – from social care to education, from public health to criminal justice.

FutureAbility DataCube

This interactive online data platform presents a large collection of statistical data about people aged under 65 years old with disability from CALD backgrounds throughout NSW.

How will the NDIS change Australian cities? - Study

The NDIS will directly affect the lives of close to half a million people with a disability as well as their formal and informal support providers. This article seeks to explore the impacts of the NDIS on Australian cities over the first decade of its full implementation.

Inclusive practice for research with children with disability: a guide

This guide presents a set of resources for supporting the involvement of children with disability in research, consultation, policy and service development.

Individual funding: Building community capacity through action research

People with self-directed supports feel they have a greater amount of choice and control compared to people who have support packages from service providers.

Investigating the importance of various individual, interpersonal, organisational and demographic variables when predicting job burnout in disability support workers

This study identified factors contributing to burnout among disability support workers. Some key factors were challenging behaviour, workload, supervisor support, work-home conflict, role ambiguity and so on.

Journal of Disability Policy Studies (JDPS)

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

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Research to Action Guides

  • This Guide explores what the research evidence tells us makes a difference in group homes, and to the lives of people who live in them....
  • This Research to Action Guide promotes and supports best practice in inclusive research by providing a review of the evidence and strategies that ensure end-use...