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Journals

Australian Journal of Human Rights Devoted to human rights developments in Australia, the Asia-Pacific region and internationally. The Journal adopts a broad-based multidisciplinary approach to human rights issues. It deals not only with the legal aspects of human rights but also the philosophical, historical, sociological, economic and political dimensions.
Disability & Society Debate around issues including human rights, discrimination, definitions, policy and practices.
Journal of Applied Research in Intellectual Disabilities International journal which presents findings from original applied research in intellectual disabilities, aimed at an international, multi-disciplinary readership.
Journal of Disability Policy Studies Ethics, policy, and law related to people with disability. A major focus is quantitative and qualitative policy research.
Journal of Intellectual and Developmental Disability

This journal of the Australasian Society for the Study of Intellectual Disability (ASSID) is an international, multidisciplinary journal in the field of intellectual and developmental disability.

 

Journal of Intellectual Disability Research This journal focuses on the study of intellectual disability, and includes research relating to biological, educational, genetic, medical, psychiatric, psychological and sociological studies.
Journal of Social Policy This journal carries high quality articles on all aspects of social policy in an international context.
Social Policy & Society This is an international academic journal sponsored by the UK Social Policy Association. The journal contains articles that draw upon contemporary policy-related research and associated developments in the social sciences.
Review of Disability Studies The journal contains research articles, essays, and bibliographies relating to the culture of disability and people with disabilities.

Organisations

Aboriginal Resources and Pathways Project, National Disability Services (NSW) a state-wide initiative to improve communication and networks between disability service providers and Aboriginal communities in order to enhance the rates of access and outcomes for Aboriginal people with disabilities in disability services.
Ageing, Disability and Home Care  Support for people with disability - providing flexible support and services to respond to the diverse needs of people with disability and their families.
Department of Social Services - Disability and Carers Providing a list of Government Schemes and Support Services
Disability Services Australia (DSA) Disability Services Australia (DSA) is a respected not-for-profit organisation that provides essential community support, employment and training services to enhance the lives of more than 2,000 people with a disability each year.
People With Disability (PWD) People with Disability Australia Incorporated (PWDA) is a national disability rights and advocacy organisation. Their primary membership is made up of people with disability and organisations primarily constituted by people with disability.
Sunnyfield Disability Services NSW & ACT Sunnyfield is a leading disability services provider with over 63 years experience in supporting people with intellectual disability across NSW and ACT.
TAD Disability Services NSW TAD Disability Services changes lives of people living with a disability by providing personalised equipment, technology and services.
United Nations Human Rights Council United Nations Convention on the Rights of People with Disabilities

Convention on the Rights of People with Disabilities: Easy Read (PDF)

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