Person

Karen Fisher

Alternate Name:
Karen R. Fisher
Report

Changing community attitudes to improve inclusion of people with disability

This research paper outlines evidence found about interventions to change attitudes towards people with disability. The interventions were aimed at different levels where change may occur - people’s personal perceptions, their interactions with other people, their roles in organisations or the structures in their community...
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Australian Chinese disability peer support groups in Sydney

This pilot project focuses on Australian Chinese peer support groups as an entry point to future research which will include diverse cultural groups. Findings of this project contribute to the knowledge about cultural competence in disability support and peer support activities among people with disability...
Strategy

NACBO (National Alliance of Capacity Building Organisations) research plan

The National Alliance of Capacity Building Organisations (NACBO) have developed this capacity building model. The model reflects the policy areas outlined by Australia’s National Disability Strategy 2021-2031,
Report

Road to employment: interim report

Road to employment is a 3-year Department of Social Services (DSS) funded project run by JFA Purple Orange to address barriers to employment. This interim report is about the project implementation, up until September 2021.
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Good practice in supported decision-making for people with disability: final report

Everyone has the right to make decisions. People with cognitive impairment may need additional support. This project reviewed existing research on supported decision-making and developed a Principles and Guide to best implement supported decision-making.