By investigating service user experiences of supported living this study aimed to identify how the potential of supported living might be better realised.
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.
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.
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.
This report provide evidence about the processes and practices that enable mainstream services to identify and respond to the particular needs of people with disabilities as a matter of course.
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...
Work-life experiences of women in the construction industry: a case of women in Lagos Mainland, Nigeria
Despite calls for a more pluralistic and inclusive workforce, the construction industry remains male-dominated, thereby limiting its growth potentials. The study examined the effects of workload on family expectations intending to support initiatives on gender equality and equity that will improve working conditions in the...
There has never been a more critical time in Australia to review, reflect and re-imagine how we collaborate with people with disability in research and policy spaces, according to this article.
This briefing paper highlights how many city mayors in the United Kingdom are exploring innovative approaches to promote integration for migrant communities in their city regions.
The guidance in this playbook is derived from a pilot initiative implemented in Indianapolis, Los Angeles and Philadelphia between fall 2019 and January 2021. The Local Initiatives Support Corporation (LISC), in collaboration with national and local funders, supported the implementation of community-rooted economic inclusion in...