Disabilities

Journal article
27 March 2017

Via an Australian case study, this article argues that it is imperative to better understand how internet technology interacts with the life worlds and dynamics of disability, and suggests how...

Guide
3 March 2017

The National Disability Insurance Scheme provides support to people with disability, their families and carers. It is jointly governed and funded by the Australian, and participating state and...

Report
1 March 2017

Identifies how the interface between disabled people and support services can be improved to better support people to have a good life.

Discussion paper
22 February 2017

This issues paper has been released to assist participants in preparing a submission to the study into National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) costs, outlining a range of issues about which...

21 February 2017

This plan is intended to improve outcomes for Pacific disabled children, youth and their families.

Report
25 November 2016

With disability support providers critical to the success of the NDIS, it’s vital they are involved in co-design of the scheme, including pricing, and a clear plan is in place to help further with...

Report
23 November 2016

This survey, of 332 people with disabilities living in residential services in the Auckland, Manawatu and Wellington areas, found that overall satisfaction with services was relatively high but...

Report
14 November 2016

As of September 30, more than 40,000 Australians have National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) plans or are in the process of accessing the NDIS Early Childhood Early Intervention approach.

Report
9 November 2016

This audit assessed the effectiveness to date of the management of the approach to transition the disability services market to the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) market arrangements...

Annual report
20 October 2016

Summer Foundation annual report for the 2015-2016 financial year.