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Calls renewed for a Royal Commission into abuse of disabled people In The Media - Posted on 24 May 2017 A petition launched by the Disabled Peoples Representative Organisation has been sent to Malcolm Turnbull in hopes of convincing him of the urgent need for a Royal Commission.
Intellectual Disability Behaviour Support Program Launches New Resource Kit Article - Posted on 31 May 2016

On Friday 27th May 2016, UNSW Arts & Social Sciences hosted the official launch of the Complex Support Needs Planning Resource Kit by the NSW Minister for Disability Services, The Hon. John Ajaka.

Dean's Research Awards 2016 Article - Posted on 20 May 2016

Outstanding research performance has been recognised at this year’s UNSW Arts & Social Sciences Dean’s Research Awards.

New MOOCs rethink disability Article - Posted on 13 April 2016

Two new courses are challenging the way we think about disability.

Opinion: It’s Time to Fix the Power Dynamics that Leads to the Abuse of People with Disability Article - Posted on 30 November 2015

A senate report released this week shows the root cause of violence, neglect and abuse of people with disability begins with the devaluing of their lives, writes Leanne Dowse.

Young People with Cognitive Disability in Contact with the Criminal Justice System Article - Posted on 9 September 2015

Associate Professor Leanne Dowse, Chair in Intellectual Disability Behaviour Support, will present at an upcoming seminar series at the University of Glasgow.

Linkage Funding to Improve Lives of Young People Article - Posted on 10 July 2015

UNSW Arts & Social Sciences researchers have been successful in securing two significant grants in the latest round of the Australian Research Council (ARC) Linkage Projects, announced earlier this week.

Where does personal responsibility start and end? Article - Posted on 11 September 2014

Watch UNSW Associate Professor Leanne Dowse on Insight.

Linkage funding to improve lives of society’s most vulnerable Article - Posted on 27 June 2014

UNSW Arts and Social Sciences researchers have excelled in the latest round of ARC Linkage Projects announced today.

New Chair to help improve services for people with intellectual disability Article - Posted on 29 May 2014

Associate Professor Leanne Dowse newly appointed Chair.