Environmental scan part 1: Current research and evaluation to promote economic participation of people with disability

Authors
Shelley Mallett and Diane Brown
Published
2021

This report scans recent Australian research into disability employment interventions; and current models, practices and innovations in Australia and internationally.

At a glance

This report presents findings from Part 1 of a two-part environmental scan of current practice in employment interventions and research for people with autism, intellectual disability and/or psychosocial disability.

Dive deeper

This is one of several reports from the Economic Participation and Employment Project, commissioned by the National Disability Insurance Agency (NDIA) and undertaken by researchers at BSL and the Disability and Health Unit at the University of Melbourne in 2020–21. 

Together they provide an overview of the state of knowledge, and further evidence that driving change requires aligning policy and practices across complex domains including education and training, workplace and community settings.

Last updated on 8 February 2022

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