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Threats to valuing diverse voices in public debates about disability. A case study from social media

This study aimed to highlight the threats that use of social media poses to valuing diverse voices and different kinds of expertise about disability in public debates by exploring how disability advocates responded on social media to the evidence presented by researchers to the Royal...
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Creating opportunities for convivial encounters for people with intellectual disabilities: “It looks like an accident”

The study provides a blueprint for scaling up or creating interventions to create opportunities for convivial encounters, and opens lines of enquiry about staff competences needed and parameters for costing this type of intervention.
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Community participation as identity and belonging: a case study of Arts Project Australia. “I am an artist”

This study aimed to describe the program logic and outcomes of a program that aimed to support community participation through increasing participants’ sense of identity and belonging to the Arts community.
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Designing effective support for community participation for people with intellectual disabilities

The overarching aim of this study was to develop conceptual clarity and a typology of different types of community participation and interventions to support it, to inform decisions about funding, planning and purchase of person centred supports to facilitate community participation for people with intellectual...
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Identifying conceptualizations and theories of change embedded in interventions to facilitate community participation for people with intellectual disability: a scoping review

Little progress has been made towards community participation of people with intellectual disability despite it being a policy aim since the 1980s. The authors of this paper identify the features of programmes designed to support community participation.