International Research/Contemporary Developments in Disability Services

The papers below comprise a significant programme of work undertaken by NDA to explore contemporary developments in disability services. The work focuses on four core areas (1) residential provision for people with disabilities (2) employment services for people with disabilities (3) the configuration of disability services internationally and NDA's policy advice paper on disability services in Ireland, (4) our last area looks at the issue of how to build the capacity of non-paid supports in the community and improve the participation of people with disabilities in mainstream activities.

  1. Residential provision for people with disabilities:
  2. Employment services for people with disabilities:
    • Employment Policy & Practice for People with Disabilities in three international jurisdictions: the United Kingdom, the United States and Norway (see related files below)
  3. The configuration of disability services internationally and NDA's policy advice paper on disability services in Ireland:
  4. Promoting natural and community supports for people with disabilities

 

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