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Sophie Yates

Report

Exercising meaningful choice and control in the NDIS

This research aims to capture the voices of NDIS participants, and some plan nominees, explaining why they choose to use unregistered providers and the steps that they take to ensure the quality and safety of services for themselves and their workers.
Report

'There’s not just a gap, there’s a chasm': the boundaries between Australian disability services and prisons

This report explores the results of a study into the intersection between disability and corrective services in Australia from the viewpoint of stakeholders who work with criminal justice-involved people with disability.
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.