Responding to Behaviour Support Needs in the Disability Services Future

The Discussion Paper on Responding to Behaviour Support Needs in the Disability Services Future provides a summary of information gathered by the Intellectual Disability Behaviour Support Program (IDBS). It is designed to inform and provide an opportunity for reflection on the provision of behaviour support for people with intellectual and cognitive disability in the disability services future in Australia.

The paper:

  1. Introduces a conceptualisation that encourages person-centred holistic understanding of behaviour support needs and behaviour support practices
  2. Identifies issues relevant to the provision of behaviour support in an individualised and marketised disability service future, and
  3. Proposes the foundational building blocks for a sustained sector-wide approach to enhancing quality, efficacy, and accountability in behaviour support practice as a support for people with disability and complex support needs.

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