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Anne Hillman
University of Sydney
PsychologyPolitical scienceIntellectual disabilityAutonomyApplied psychology
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#1Kathy Shelley (USYD: University of Sydney)
#2Michelle Donelly (SCU: Southern Cross University)H-Index: 8
Last. Trevor R. Parmenter (USYD: University of Sydney)H-Index: 24
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Background: Social inclusion has been defined as an interaction between major life domains, including interpersonal relationships and community participation among other factors. Understanding the manner in which these life domains may inter-connect could inform efforts to promote social inclusion. This paper explores the role of personal support network members in establishing and maintaining community participation of a person with an intellectual disability. Method: An ethnographic research d...
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#1Anne Hillman (USYD: University of Sydney)H-Index: 5
#2Michelle Donelly (SCU: Southern Cross University)H-Index: 8
Last. Trevor R. Parmenter (USYD: University of Sydney)H-Index: 24
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This paper describes the dynamics of support observed in the networks of nine adults with intellectual disability, developed by families who had committed to achieving a ‘good life’ for this person. Network members, including the person with a disability, participated in this longitudinal ethnographic study. Three principles that underpinned their work were positive and respectful relationships, mentorship and providing opportunities and expectations. Participants worked actively with other netw...
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#1Anne Hillman (USYD: University of Sydney)H-Index: 5
#2Michelle Donelly (SCU: Southern Cross University)H-Index: 8
Last. Trevor R. Parmenter (USYD: University of Sydney)H-Index: 24
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Background This research describes issues related to human rights as they arose within the everyday lives of people in nine personal support networks that included adult Australians with an intellectual disability (ID). Method The research was part of a wider 3-year ethnographic study of nine personal support networks. A major criterion for recruitment was that people in these networks were committed to actively developing the positive, meaningful future of an adult family member with an ID. Dat...
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#1Anne HillmanH-Index: 5
Being in paid employment is socially valued, and is linked to health, financial security and time use. Issues arising from a lack of occupational choice and control, and from diminished role partnerships are particularly problematic in the lives of people with an intellectual disability. Informal support networks are shown to influence work opportunities for people without disabilities, but their impact on the work experiences of people with disability has not been thoroughly explored. The exper...
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#1Chris ChapparoH-Index: 3
#2Ev InnesH-Index: 12
Last. Rod HeardH-Index: 1
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#2Anne HillmanH-Index: 5
Last. Trevor R. ParmenterH-Index: 24
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Being in paid employment is socially valued, and is linked to health, financial security and time use. Issues arising from a lack of occupational choice and control, and from diminished role partnerships are particularly problematic in the lives of people with an intellectual disability. Informal support networks are shown to influence work opportunities for people without disabilities, but their impact on the work experiences of people with disability has not been thoroughly explored. The exper...
#1Michelle DonellyH-Index: 8
#2Anne HillmanH-Index: 5
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#1Michelle Donelly (USYD: University of Sydney)H-Index: 8
#2Anne HillmanH-Index: 5
Last. Marie KnoxH-Index: 15
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ability, and potential factors influencing the requests. Method The NECAS pilot project ran from March 2005 to March 2007. Through the request and a follow-up process, data were kept on who requested the aids, the client groups for whom aids were requested, and the types of aids requested. Results Over the pilot period, 481 people requested aids and 360 new aids were developed; 187 were for adults without previous access to any formal communication systems. A number of patterns emerged from the ...
#1Michelle DonellyH-Index: 8
#2Anne HillmanH-Index: 5
Last. Marie KnoxH-Index: 15
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