Research Projects

image-16_cmyk_b-w_rgbRESEARCH PROJECTS

Through our close links with research communities worldwide we have both an Australian and international focus  We consist of a multi-disciplinary team from diverse backgrounds including medicine, health sciences, education, psychology, speech pathology, occupational therapy, physiotherapy, sociology and law. Our approach is person-centred and based upon the social model of disability.

Below is a recent selection of recently completed research projects:

  • Clinical Review Final Report. Prepared for Achieve Australia
  • Riches, V. C., Durvasula, S., Wilson, N., Riches, T. N, Taylor, D., Rodrigues, R., Müller, A., Hogan, L., Stack, R., & Sowerby-Campbell, L. (2019)
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  • Getting NDIS Ready
  • O’Brien, P., Campbell, L. & Riches, T. (2018)
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  • Improving employment outcomes among people with Autism Spectrum Disorder
  • Riches, V. C., Riches, T. N., Taylor, D. & Müller, A. (2019)
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  • Person Centredness: An evaluation of its introduction into a service agency
  • O’Brien, P., Knox, M., Arnold, S., Gore, C., Dickson, R., Murray R. & Gadow, F. (2013)
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  • Promoting caregivers’ well-being through MINDS Caregivers Support Servicecs: An Evaluation 2017-2018
  • Riches, V. C., O’Brien, P. & Müller, A. (2018)
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  • Real Lives Real Places Demonstration Project: A Review
  • O’Brien, P., Riches, V., Knox, M. & Gadow, F. (2012)
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  • Responding to the Introduction of the NDIS: A Change Action Project
  • Doukakis, E., O’Brien, P., Mueller, A., Kelly, J. & Christie, C. (2016)
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  • Reviewing Accommodation Services using the Quality Checkers Project: Evaluating the Program for the Australian Environment
  • Riches, T., Taylor, D. & Rodrigues, R. (2019)
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  • Impact of Person-Centred Training on Sunshine Staff
  • Knox, M., O’Connor, B., Gadow, F. & O’Brien, P. (2013)
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  • Role of Peer Facilitators in the New and Next Program
  • O’Brien, P., Taylor, D., & Riches, T. (2018)
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  • Workplace adjustments for people with invisible or hidden disabilities, A review of available policies, guidelines and manuals
  • Riches, V. C. & Müller, A. (2019)
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