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Disability, Ageing and Carers, Australia: Summary of Findings, 2012

Contains summary results from the 2012 Survey of Disability, Ageing and Carers (SDAC) conducted throughout Australia during the period August 2012 to March 2013.

Economic study of muscular dystrophy: Executive summary

This study aimed to canvass the experiences of people with muscular dystrophy in relation to the nexus between MD, employment and cost impacts, including barriers and facilitators in job searching processes and in obtaining needed supports.

Enhancing destination competitiveness through disability sport event legacies Developing an interdisciplinary typology

Purpose - This paper aims to contribute to the event legacy discourse by exploring the nexus between event legacy literature and destination competitiveness by focusing on disability sport events...

Equity in assessment: discrimination and disability issues from an Australian legal perspective

This paper examines equity issues in assessment from a legal perspective, drawing on case history from Australia, and based in discrimination and disability law.

Evaluation of an Occupational Mindfulness Program for Staff Employed in the Disability Sector in Australia

The purpose of this preliminary study was to evaluate the impact of a group-based training program, known as ‘Occupational Mindfulness’ (OM), on employee coping and wellbeing within a disability service in Australia.

Evaluation of four autism early childhood intervention programs Final Evaluation Report – Executive Summary

This report presents the findings on an independent evaluation by ARTD Consultants of Ageing, Disability and Home Care (ADHC), Family and Community Services four Autism Early Childhood Intervention programs delivered in four ADHC regions between 1 July 20

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.

For better or worse: how have people with intellectual disabilities fared in a whole of disabilities framework?

This article explores the impact of a “whole of disability” service framework on the provision of services to people with intellectual disability, with a particular focus on the provision of accommodation support services to people with intellectual disability in Western Australia.

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.

Government Directives on the Integration of Students with a Disability Into the TAFE System: Causes and Effects as Reflected Within the New England Institute of TAFE

This study considers how the TAFE system in NSW addresses the intention of legislation such as the Commonwealth and state Disability Services Acts to support students with disabilities, by surveying the views of senior TAFE staff, students, teachers and consultants.

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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...