Current Projects

National Centre of Excellence

The Centre will ensure improved health outcomes for people with intellectual disability through the advocacy, clinical and research experience of its members.

Mercy Homelessness Project

This project, aims to help end homelessness for people with intellectual disability. It is funded by the Mercy Foundation.

Independent Living Villages

CDS is working with Independent Living Villages to analyse their current resident engagement strategy through a review of policy and practice.

Fragile X Project

CDS is working with Fragile X Australia to identify gaps in support needs for adults with Fragile X syndrome and create resources to fill them.

Australian Research Council Project

The project aims to evaluate the ways that individuals with intellectual disability exercise choice and control in the context of individual NDIS funding packages.

Cervical Screening Project

This project aims to raise awareness of cervical screening for people with intellectual disability, which includes the launch of a national campaign.