Stian Thoresen

Alternate Name:
Stian H. Thoresen

Accommodating adults with intellectual disabilities and high support needs in Individual Supported Living arrangements

This research examines Individual Supported Living (ISL) arrangements, which have been developed to provide appropriate and preferred homes for persons with intellectual disabilities and high support needs.

Accommodating transition: improving housing outcomes for young people leaving OHC

This research examined the housing, homelessness, mental health, alcohol and drug and juvenile justice service usage pathways for out-of-home care (OHC) leavers in Victoria and Western Australia.

Small business enterprise models of employment for persons with intellectual disabilities and high support needs

The focus of this project is specifically on adults with intellectual disabilities who have high support needs and experience almost complete exclusion from employment, much more than other disability groups.
Conference paper

'I could have used a lot more help...': The impact of Australian housing market dynamics upon young care leavers and homeless youth

Drawing upon original interviews with support agencies and young care leavers, this paper raises some pertinent questions for policy makers and emphasises the importance of affordability problems for severely limiting the ability of many young people to both obtain and maintain independent housing.