Person

Catherine Smith

Report

Locked out: vaccination discrimination for children and young people with disability

Despite prioritisation, levels of vaccinations among children and young people with disability lag those of the general population. This report includes data from a survey undertaken by Children and Young People with Disability Australia (CYDA) and analysed by academics at the University of New South...
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Avoiding simple solutions to complex problems: Independent Assessments are not the way to a fairer NDIS

This report explores the experiences of children, young people and families with the NDIS. The research also explores the proposed introduction of Independent Assessments and the attitudes of NDIS participants towards this major change.
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Not even remotely fair: experiences of students with disability during COVID-19

Research evidence from before the pandemic suggests that despite a number of policy commitments and initiatives at local and national levels, there has only been limited progress in moving towards inclusive education and that children and young people with disability often fare poorly in the...
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Robots and the delivery of care services

This report focuses on one particular area of technological development – robots, and their governance. It explores the roles that robots should and should not play in care delivery, and the role that government has as a steward in shaping these roles.