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Disability support services 2007-08: national data on services provided under the Commonwealth State/Territory Disability Agreement

This report is a summary of specialist disability services in Australia during 2007–08. A special focus chapter looks at the use of specialist disability services by

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

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.

Early Intervention Services for Children With Physical Disability: Parents' Perceptions of Family-Centeredness and Service Satisfaction

This study aimed to determine how characteristics of children and families and perceptions of family-centred practice (FCP) relate to satisfaction with early childhood services. Participants...

Early Intervention Services for Children With Physical Disability: Parents' Perceptions of Family-Centeredness and Service Satisfaction

This research focuses on family-centred practice and satisfaction with early childhood services. Parents and carers of children with a physical disability expressed satisfaction with early childhood services that were well-coordinated, comprehensive and informative.

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.

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.

Evaluating the Usefulness of the Social Responsiveness Scale (SRS)

To evaluate the effectiveness of the SRS as a screening tool in the specific case of referring a child to a tertiary referral autism-specific assessment service such as that provided by Aspect.

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.

HACC NSW Unit Cost Benchmarking Study 2005

This is a summary which provides feedback to HACC New South Wales (NSW) service providers in

relation to the HACC Unit Cost benchmarking study. The study aims to identify and analyse service costs, provide insight to the nature of services delivered and provide a cost management tool to providers.

How frontline staff manage paperwork in group homes for people with intellectual disability: Implications for practice

The aim of this study was to explore how frontline staff use paperwork in group homes for people with intellectual disability and identify practice implications.

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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...