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Evaluation

22 Sep 2017

Ministers evaluate the implementation of the strategy every three years, in consultation with the arts and disability sector. The second evaluation covers the period from 2013–15.

This evaluation report is the culmination of eighteen months' work...

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Website

17 Aug 2017

More than four million, or almost one in five, Australians are living with disability across every one of the 537 LGAs in Australia. All local councils around Australia are currently involved in supporting the social and economic inclusion of people with disability.

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Report

15 Aug 2017

Executive Summary

It is estimated that 64 000 people with psychosocial disabilities related to a mental health condition will become NDIS participants by 2019-2020.  For these people the Scheme presents a significant opportunity to increase supports and improve outcomes....

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Research report

10 Aug 2017

Executive Summary

Aim

The project described in this report addresses the aim to “Develop options to enable specialist schools to become ‘Centres of Expertise’ to support local mainstream schools to implement inclusive education”.

Methods

Multiple...

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Report

31 Jul 2017

In the interest of understanding the effect of Held back and the progress on a range of recommendations, the Victorian Equal Opportunity and Human Rights Commission has completed a five-year analysis. This paper includes observations on what is...

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Report

13 Jul 2017

This report is concerned with prospects for quality services and decent jobs under Australia's National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS). Specifically, it examines how the prices set by the National Disability Insurance Agency (NDIA) are: 

• affecting disability support workers; ...

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Journal article

20 Jun 2017

Research is crucial to advancing knowledge about dementia, yet the burden of the disease currently outpaces research activity. Research often excludes people with dementia and other cognitive impairments because researchers and ethics committees are concerned about issues related to capacity,...

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Briefing paper

14 Jun 2017

In the 2017 Federal Budget, the Government reaffirmed its commitment to improving employment outcomes for people with disability and announced changes to the Disability Employment Services (DES) program.

The changes aim to better meet the needs of participants with disability, injury or...

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Discussion paper

09 Jun 2017

This position paper outlines the Commission's early thinking on NDIS costs. The purpose of this position paper is to seek feedback on the Commission's preliminary conclusions, and on any additional issues that should be considered before the public release of the final study report.

This...

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Fact sheet

05 Jun 2017

While people with disability participate actively in all aspects of Australian life, they are more likely to face challenges than people without disability, and their rates of participation in various life areas are generally lower. These fact sheet use data from the Australian Bureau of...

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Report

30 May 2017

On 3 June 2015, a Select Committee of the Legislative Council was established to inquire into and report on access to the South Australian education system for students with disabilities, their families, and support networks, including:

a. The experience of students with disabilities,...

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Report

24 May 2017

A Melbourne Social Equity Insititute research team recently embarked on a project to explore the degree to which the NDIS is achieving its aims and objectives from the perspective of people with disability using these services.

Introduced in 2013, the National Disability Insurance Scheme...

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Discussion paper

04 May 2017

The vision of the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) is compelling:

• choice and control for people with disability and their families;

• double the funding for disability support to respond to the high need for services and equipment;

• an insurance approach that...

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Research report

01 May 2017

The Supported Decision Making Phase 2 project (SDM2) aimed to improve financial decision making support for people with cognitive impairment, so that people can take a more active part in decisions about their lives. This project was run by the NSW Trustee and Guardian and other government...

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Journal article

15 Apr 2017

The increasing longevity of people with an intellectual disability and concurrent ageing with their older parental carers is generating a problematisation of longterm social care in the community. In rural communities this problematisation is complicated by spacial distribution and paucity of...

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Research report

24 Mar 2017

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Improving student outcomes in post-secondary online learning requires a strategic, tailored approach, emphasising student engagement and individualised monitoring, support and outreach. Qualitative interviews with education practitioners from 15 Australian...

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Research report

15 Feb 2017

250 million children under the age of 5 years who live in low-income or middle-income countries are at risk of not reaching their developmental potential. Significant cognitive delay in early childhood is associated with low ‘school readiness’, poor educational attainment, unemployment, social...

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Journal article

08 Feb 2017

Objectives To investigate mortality and its causes in adults over the age of 20 years with intellectual disability (ID).

Design, setting and participants Retrospective population-based standardised mortality of the ID and Comparison cohorts. The ID cohort...

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Research report

09 Dec 2016

People with intellectual disability face a range of challenges on their release from prison due both to their own needs and the complexity of the service delivery system, which can make effective service delivery difficult. This difficulty is exacerbated by the sometimes combative nature of...

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Research report

25 Nov 2016

The principles on which the NDIS is founded remain compelling and inspiring. Doubling the funding for disability support to rectify the chronic under-supply of services, choice and control for people with disability and their families, an insurance approach that focuses on early intervention and...

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