Person

Sophie Yates

Journal article

Women’s experiences of accessing individualized disability supports: gender inequality and Australia’s National Disability Insurance Scheme

This article draws on data collected in an exploratory study about the experiences of women seeking disability support through the NDIS. The objectives were to identify possible gendered barriers to applying for and receiving adequate support through the NDIS, and to suggest directions for future...
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...
Journal article

Public inquiries as procedural policy tools

In this journal article, the authors conceptualise the public inquiry as a procedural tool and address the question of what makes a public inquiry an effective policy instrument.
Report

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.
Report

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...