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Living with Disability Research Centre (LaTrobe)

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Journal article

Parental strategies that support adults with intellectual disabilities to explore decision preferences, constraints and consequences

This study is part of a program of research about the experiences of receiving decision support by adults with cognitive disabilities and of supporters in giving support.
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Patterns of group home culture in organisations supporting people with intellectual disabilities: a cross-sectional study

Organisational culture in group homes for people with intellectual disabilities has been identified as an influence on service delivery and staff behaviour. The aim of this research was to examine patterns of culture across group homes in disability organisations.
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Forming and supporting circles of support for people with intellectual disabilities – a comparative case analysis

Building Circles of Support is an innovative strategy for developing natural support networks. This study explored some of the ambiguity in the conceptualisations, operational elements, and perceived outcomes of Circles of Support programs.
Report

Moving into new housing designed for people with disability: evaluation of tenant outcomes - interim report

The preliminary findings presented in this interim report examine the tenant outcomes of people with disability moving into Specialist Disability Accommodation (SDA) funded apartments, with appropriate technology, support, design and location.
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Paternalism to empowerment: all in the eye of the beholder?

This article reports findings from the first set of qualitative data from a study aimed to further understand practices of decision support for people with cognitive disabilities and assess the impact of training supporters in an evidence-based practice framework.