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Disability and disasters

Persons with disabilities are more likely to be badly affected by disasters and be left behind in their wake. This panel discusses the importance of mainstreaming inclusive responses to ensure that disaster preparedness and responses ensure safety, security and rights for all.
Report

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.
Report

Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities: shining a light on social transformation

Australia has not made adequate progress in achieving rights for people with disability since the onset of demands within its community 60 years ago, according to this paper by researchers from the University of NSW Social Policy Research Centre.
Report

National Disability Insurance Scheme: people who self manage their NDIS plan

This report is from a research project that explores what helps people to self-manage their NDIS plan. It scans the current conditions in Australia that help or hinder NDIS self-management, and what resources can include people who are left behind.
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Outcome evaluation of icare lifetime care Community Participation Grants: final report

This is an outcomes evaluation of arts and sports projects for people with disability. The projects are funded by icare lifetime care, the NSW government agency that provides support to people who were injured in a motor vehicle accident.