The first Australasian text on community disability services to provide a ready source of evidence based practice and service management guidelines. The book seeks to provide an integration of principles, policy, and practice in disability service provision in the 21st century. It will have a broad audience including those studying for relevant disability qualifications, and those involved in supporting people with disabilities.
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(240mm x 165mm x mm)
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Author Biography - Ian Dempsey
Ian Dempsey is a lecturer and researcher based at the Centre for Special Education and Disability Studies at the University of Newcastle. He has previously worked as a schoolteacher, a teacher of children and adolescents with autism, and a coordinator of a respite care service for people with a disability. Karen Nankervis is the Head of Division, Disability Studies, in the School of Health Sciences at RMT University, Melbourne, Karen has more than 20 years' experience in providing support to people with disabilities. She has been the national president of the Australian Society for the Study of Intellectual Disability and the editor of Intellectual Disability Australia.