Diversity, dignity, equity and best practice: a framework for supported decision-making
This research aims to understand the significance of supported decision-making to the lives of people with cognitive disabilities, identify its essential elements common to anyone with cognitive disabilities in any context, and locate key implementation issues.
City social and housing: SOAC 2021 conference track and abstracts
This track provides papers that address housing affordability; urban sprawl and associated housing and social infrastructure needs across cities and regions; homelessness, housing system reform, and the futures of homeownership; social and cultural diversity and its implications for housing and social/care infrastructures; and transformative models...
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.
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.
Possibility and risk in encounter between people with and without intellectual disability
This article draws on risk literature, encounter literature, and examples from the authors’ previously published studies on encounter and work integrated social enterprises involving people with and without intellectual disability.