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Disability and the male sex right

This article seeks to explore the sexual rights of the disabled in relation to prostitution.

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

The Australian Bureau of Statistics produces the Survey of Disability, Ageing and Carers (SDAC). SDAC is the most reliable source on the prevalence of disability in Australia.

Diverse Strategies for Diverse Carers: The Cultural Context of Family Carers in NSW

This project explored the everyday caring experiences of 34 carers from CALD backgrounds and 8 from Anglo-Australian backgrounds through a process of cultural research.

Early childhood service delivery for families living with childhood disability: Disabling families through problematic implicit ideology

The aim of this paper is to unpack the implicit ideology underpinning early childhood service delivery for families living with childhood disability.

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.

Efficacy of Stepping Stones Triple P Plus a Stress Management Adjunct for Parents of Children with an Acquired Brain Injury: The Protocol of a Randomised Controlled Trial

This is a protocol which describes a wait-list randomised controlled trial of a behavioural family intervention plus a parent stress management programme for paediatric Paediatric acquired brain injury (ABI).

Engaging with Disability Services: Experiences of Families from Chinese Backgrounds in Sydney

People from Chinese backgrounds remain underrepresented in disability service use. This paper explores family experiences of using child disability support services to understand how migration and their cultural expectations about disability and service affect the way they use services.

Evaluation of four autism early childhood intervention programs

This paper evaluates four Autism Early Childhood Intervention programs delivered in four ADHC regions between 1 July 2008 and 30 June 2012.

Evaluation of the Integrated Services Project for Clients with Challenging Behaviour: Final Report

Shannon McDermott, Jasmine Bruce, Karen R. Fisher, Ryan Gleeson, Dr Shannon McDermott, Social Policy Research Centre, UNSW (2010) The Integrated Services Project (now Program) is administered by ADHC, in partnership with Housing NSW and NSW Health.

Experiences of supporting people with Down syndrome and Alzheimer's disease in aged care and family environments

The aim of this study was to gain a greater understanding of these processes by exploring the experiences of families and carers in supporting people with Down syndrome and Alzheimer's disease who had lived most or all of their lives with family.

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