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A different way : an evaluation of the pilot projects in integration support. /

by McLeod, John.

Publisher: Melbourne, Vic. Victorian Coordinating Committee, Commonwealth Special Education Program [1995]Description: 39 p.Notes: cover title; Evaluation of pilot integration project undertaken at Carrum Downs under the supervision of John Forster, Brotherhood of St Laurence. Victorian Coordinating Committee for the Commonwealth Special Education Program. November 1992Availability: Items available for reference: BSL Archives (1).

Accommodation and employment policies and services for people with disabilities. /

by Hardwick, Jill | James, Jenny | Brown, Fiona.

Publisher: Kensington, N.S.W. University of New South Wales, Social Welfare Research Centre 1987Description: 130p.Availability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

Active Linking Initiative (ALI) Evaluation /

by Edwards, Robyn | University of New South Wales. Social Policy Research Centre | Fisher, Karen R.

Publisher: Sydney, N.S.W. University of New South Wales, Social Policy Research Centre 2010Description: PDF.Other title: University of New South Wales, Social Policy Research Centre.Online Access: Electronic copy Notes: February 2010 Report prepared for Ageing Disability and Home Care, Department of Human Services NSW. Bibliography : p. 58-59Summary: The NSW Department of Ageing, Disability and Home Care (DADHC) commissioned the Social Policy Research Centre (SPRC) to evaluate the Active Linking Initiative (ALI). The ALI began in 2000 as one part of the NSW Boarding House Reform Program. ALI aims to link people who live in Licensed Residential Centres (LRC, commonly known as licensed boarding houses) into the community in ways which are meaningful and sustainable. ALI support is a contracted service funded by DADHC and provided by nongovernment organisations (NGO). It aims to facilitate community based activities based on a person's goals, building individual skills to enhance their independence and integration within the community.Availability: (1)

Advocacy for employment for people with disabilities in Australia. /

by Miranda, Melville.

Publisher: unpub. 2005Description: 58 p.Notes: "This study was conducted to meet the 'Professional Project' requirements for the Masters Degree in Public Advocacy and Action, Faculty of Arts, Education and Human Development, Victoria University in conjunction with the Brotherhood of St Laurence."Availability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

Ageing and Australian disability enterprises /

by McDermott, Shannon | University of New South Wales. Social Policy Research Centre | Edwards, Robyn | Abello, David | Katz, Ilan.

Publisher: Canberra, A.C.T. Department of Families, Housing, Community Services & Indigenous Affairs 2010Description: iii, 68 p. : charts, tables.Other title: Occasional paper (Australia. Dept. of Families, Housing,.Online Access: Electronic copy Summary: Australian Disability Enterprises are commercial businesses that provide real work opportunities for more than 20,000 people with disability across Australia. Australian Disability Enterprises operate across a wide range of industries covering everything from graphic design, printing, and metal fabrication through to packaging, recycling and landscaping. Australian Disability Enterprises offer quality products and services at competitive prices, and with over 600 outlets Australia wideAvailability: (1)

An analysis of durations on the Disability Support Pension (DSP) program /

by Cai, Lixin | University of Melbourne. Melbourne Institute of Applied conomic and Social Research.

Publisher: [Parkville, Vic.] Melbourne Institute of Applied Economic and Social Research 2004Description: PDF.Notes: May 2004 Includes bibliographical references and index.Availability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

Carers in Australia : assisting frail older people and people with a disability. /

by Australian Institute of Health and Welfare.

Publisher: Canberra, A.C.T. Australian Institute of Health and Welfare 2004Description: PDF.Notes: URL: 'http://www.aihw.gov.au/publications/age/cia/cia.pdf' Checked: 6/10/2008 10:18:01 AM Status: Live Details: HTTP status 200 - Usual success responseAvailability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

Comments on the Exposure Draft of Employment and Related Services 2005. /

by Brotherhood of St Laurence.

Publisher: Brotherhood of St Laurence (unpub.) 2005Description: 6p.,PDF.Online Access: Electronic copy Notes: September 2005Summary: These comments are provided in response to the Exposure Draft of Employment and Related Services released by the Department of Employment and Workplace Relations in August 2005. We have commented specifically on the Job Network (JN), the Personal Support Programme (PSP) and Disability Open Employment Services (DOES). Availability: Items available for reference: BSL Archives (1).

Complex care needs - complex issues : the need for collaborative planning : a study of Linkages clients aged 16-64. /

by Research and Consultancy Unit, Ecumenical Housing.

Publisher: Melbourne, Vic. Community Care Issues Network 2002Description: iv, 52 leaves : ill.Online Access: DOWNLOAD PDF Notes: Prepared by Research and Consultancy Unit, Ecumenical Housing for Community Care Issues Network. April 2002 Bibliography: p. 51-52Availability: Items available for loan: BSL Archives (1).

Connecting us all : the role of the National Disability Strategy /

by Annear, Tracey | Australian Communications Consumer Action Network.

Publisher: Ultimo, N.S.W. Australian Communications Consumer Action Network 2010Description: PDF.Online Access: Electronic copy Notes: 29 June 2010Summary: The Australian Communications Consumer Action Network (ACCAN) believes that access to information and communication services are an essential tool for all people with disability to be able to participate to the fullest extent possible in Australian society. Articles 9 and 21 of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of People with Disability articulate the role of communications in making sure that people with disability enjoy human rights, freedoms and respect like other people.Availability: (1)

Cultural and linguistic inclusion ? : literature review on social inclusion, cohesion and culture. /

by Hayter, Carrie.

Publisher: Leichhardt, N.S.W. National Ethnic Disability Alliance 2009Description: PDF.Notes: URL: 'http://www.neda.org.au/page/cultural_and_linguistic_inclusion.html' Checked: 2/06/2009 11:30:38 AM Status: Live Details: HTTP status 200 - Usual success responseSummary: "This paper explores the definitions and measures of social exclusion, social inclusion and social cohesion through an analysis of literature and indicators from Australia and the United Kingdom. It also explores how measures of cultural diversity can be built into understanding and measuring social inclusion in Australia." -- Publisher websiteAvailability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

Current and future demand for specialist disability services . /

by Australian Institute of Health and Welfare.

Publisher: Canberra, A.C.T. Australian Institute of Health and Welfare 2007Description: PDF.Notes: URL: 'http://www.aihw.gov.au/publications/dis/cafdfsds/cafdfsds.pdf' Checked: 6/10/2008 10:42:44 AM Status: Live Details: HTTP status 200 - Usual success responseAvailability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

Desirable outcomes of WORKSTEP : user and provider views. /

by Meah, Angela | Thornton, Patricia.

Publisher: York, U.K. Social Policy Research Unit, University of York 2005Description: PDF.Notes: URL: 'http://www.dwp.gov.uk/asd/asd5/rports2005-2006/rrep279.pdf' Checked: 6/10/2008 10:26:43 AM Status: Live Details: HTTP status 200 - Usual success responseSummary: WORKSTEP is a supported employment programme in Great Britain. It is aimed at disabled people who face the most significant and complex barriers to finding and keeping a job, and who, with the right support, can work effectively and develop within their job. ; This study was carried out to find out what disabled people supported through WORKSTEP and WORKSTEP staff believe people want to achieve through supported employment and at how WORKSTEP can help disabled people to achieve their goals.Availability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

DICE : disability, information, communication & exchange: website of the National Council on Intellectual Disability. /

by National Council on Intellectual Disability.

Publisher: 01/06/2003 12:38:44http://www.dice.org.au/ 2003Notes: Description based on contents viewed : 20 January 2003 Mode of access : WORLD WIDE WEB ONLINE RESOURCEAvailability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

Disabilities and equality : issues for the nineties. /

by Donnellan, Craig (ed.).

Publisher: Cambridge, U.K. Independence Educational Publishers 1994Description: 40 p.Notes: At foot of title: Issues For the nineties: volume 17. missing 2006Availability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

Disability Act 2006 /

by Victoria. Department of Human Services.

Publisher: Melbourne, Vic. The Commonwealth 2006Description: PDF.Online Access: Electronic copy Notes: Act No. 23/2006Summary: The Disability Act 2006 ('the Act') commenced on 1 July 2007. It replaced the Intellectually Disabled Persons' Services Act 1986 and Disability Services Act 1991. ; The Act provides for: ; a stronger whole-of-government, whole-of-community response to the rights and needs of people with a disability, and ; a framework for the provision of high quality services and supports for people with a disability. ; Regulations have been developed to support the Act in the areas of residents' funds and residential charges, and restrictive interventions and supervised treatment.Availability: (1)

Disability and socio-demographic trends : research report /

by Yooralla.

Publisher: [Melbourne, Vic.] KPMG 2010Description: PDF.Online Access: Electronic copy Notes: 30 September 2010Summary: Many Australians with disabilities, along with their families, friends and carers, continue to experience systemic disadvantage. It is therefore imperative that transformational shifts in policy approach and service delivery are adequately researched, planned, implemented and resourced. The purpose of this report is to research socio-demographic trends observed amongst persons with a disability and persons without a disability, with the objective of providing stakeholders of disability service provision with information that will facilitate ongoing public policy debate surrounding disability. Specifically, the aim of the report is to provide an argued case for the projection of socio-demographic factors that drive both the demand and need for disability services in Australia.Availability: (1)

Disability Support Pension new customer focus groups : final report. /

by Morris, Alan | Abello, David.

Publisher: Sydney, N.S.W. Social Policy Research Centre. University of New South Wales 2005Description: PDF.Notes: URL: 'http://www.sprc.unsw.edu.au/reports/DSPFinal.pdf' Checked: 6/10/2008 10:28:05 AM Status: Live Details: HTTP status 200 - Usual success responseAvailability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

Disability Support Pension Recipients : who gets off (and stays off) payments? /

by Cai, Lixin | University of Melbourne. Melbourne Institute of Applied conomic and Social Research | Vu, Ha | Wilkins, Roger.

Publisher: Parkville, Vic. Melbourne Institute of Applied Economic and Social Research 2006Description: PDF.Online Access: Electronic copy Notes: INTO AND OUT OF WORKAvailability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

Disability support services 2002-03 : the first six months of data from the Commonwealth State / Territory Disability Agreement, National Minimum Data Set. /

by Australian Institute of Health and Welfare.

Publisher: Canberra, A.C.T. Australian Institute of Health and Welfare 2004Description: PDF.Notes: URL: 'http://www.aihw.gov.au/publications/dis/dss02-03/dss02-03.pdf' Checked: 6/10/2008 10:18:38 AM Status: Live Details: HTTP status 200 - Usual success responseAvailability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

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