Select Publications

Book Chapters

Purcal C; Fisher KR; Meltzer A, 2016, 'Social insurance for individualised disability support: Implementing the Australian national disability insurance scheme (NDIS)', in Social Policy Review 28: Analysis and Debate in Social Policy, 2016, pp. 173 - 190

Journal articles

Malbon E; Carey G; Meltzer A, 2019, 'Personalisation schemes in social care: Are they growing social and health inequalities?', BMC Public Health, vol. 19, http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12889-019-7168-4

Meltzer A; Robinson S; Fisher KR, 2019, 'Barriers to finding and maintaining open employment for people with intellectual disability in Australia', Social Policy and Administration, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/spol.12523

Meltzer A, 2019, 'Comparative life experiences: Young adult siblings with and without disabilities’ different understandings of their respective life experiences during young adulthood', Families, Relationships and Societies, vol. 8, pp. 89 - 104, http://dx.doi.org/10.1332/096278917X15015139344438

Meltzer A; Davy L, 2019, 'Opportunities to enhance relational wellbeing through the National Disability Insurance Scheme: Implications from research on relationships and a content analysis of NDIS documentation', Australian Journal of Public Administration, vol. 78, pp. 250 - 264, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/1467-8500.12373

Meltzer A; Kayess R; Bates S, 2018, 'Perspectives of people with intellectual disability about open, sheltered and social enterprise employment: Implications for expanding employment choice through social enterprises', Social Enterprise Journal, vol. 14, pp. 225 - 244, http://dx.doi.org/10.1108/SEJ-06-2017-0034

Meltzer A, 2018, 'Embodying and enacting disability as siblings: experiencing disability in relationships between young adult siblings with and without disabilities', Disability and Society, vol. 33, pp. 1212 - 1233, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/09687599.2018.1481016

Meltzer A; Muir K; Craig L, 2018, 'The Role of Trusted Adults in Young People’s Social and Economic Lives', Youth and Society, vol. 50, pp. 575 - 592, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0044118X16637610

Purcal C; Fisher KR; Robinson S; Meltzer A; Bevan N, 2018, 'Co-production in peer support group research with disabled people', Area, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/area.12441

Meltzer A, 2017, '‘I couldn’t just entirely be her sister’: the relational and social policy implications of care between young adult siblings with and without disabilities', Journal of Youth Studies, vol. 20, pp. 1013 - 1027, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/13676261.2017.1287889

Meltzer A; Kramer J, 2016, 'Siblinghood through disability studies perspectives: diversifying discourse and knowledge about siblings with and without disabilities', Disability and Society, vol. 31, pp. 17 - 32, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/09687599.2015.1127212

Meltzer A; Muir K; Craig L, 2016, 'Being trusted: The perspectives of trusted adults about engaging with young people', Children and Youth Services Review, vol. 63, pp. 58 - 66, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.childyouth.2016.02.010

Meltzer A; Powell A; Saunders I, 'Pathways to educational engagement: an exploratory study of outcomes from an Australian school-based youth mentoring program', Journal of Youth Studies, pp. 1 - 16, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/13676261.2019.1634800

Dew A; Collings S; Dowse L; Meltzer A; Smith L, '‘I don’t feel like I’m in this on my own’: Peer support for mothers of children with intellectual disability and challenging behaviour', Journal of Intellectual Disabilities, pp. 174462951984301 - 174462951984301, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1744629519843012

Reports

Meltzer A; Dew A; Dowse L; Dillon Savage I, 2018, Team Up Evaluation Final Report - Easy Read version, UNSW Sydney, Sydney

Meltzer A; Dew A; Dowse LM; Dillon Savage I, 2018, Team Up Evaluation Final Report, UNSW Sydney, Sydney, http://dx.doi.org/10.26190/5b5e6cf007ed1

Purcal C; Hill T; Meltzer A; Boden N; Fisher K, 2018, Implementation of the NDIS in the early childhood intervention sector in NSW: Final Report, Social Policy Research Centre, UNSW Sydney, Sydney, http://dx.doi.org/10.4225/53/5b2ae9c2563c5

Muir K; Michaux F; Sharam A; Flatau P; Meltzer A; Moran M; Heaney R; North G; Findlay S; Webb E; Mason C; Stone W; Ward-Christie L; Zaretzky K; Ramia I, 2018, Inquiry into social impact investment for housing and homelessness outcomes, Australian Housing and Urban Research Institute, http://dx.doi.org/10.18408/ahuri-7110001

Powell A; Salignac F; Meltzer A; Muir K; Weier M, 2018, Background report on young people’s economic engagement, Macquarie Group Foundation, http://dx.doi.org/10.26190/5c4920284e94d

Meltzer A; Robinson S; Proud Y; Fisher K, 2017, Literature and practice review: Support to make decisions that promote personal safety and prevent harm, NCOSS New South Wales Council of Social Services, http://unsworks.unsw.edu.au/fapi/datastream/unsworks:44885/bin52562ff4-4604-4297-8221-22d47118b8e5?view=true

Robinson S; Graham A; Fisher KR; Meltzer A; Blaxland M; Johnson K, 2017, Preventing abuse and promoting personal safety in young people with disability, https://rcypd.edu.au/wp-content/uploads/2018/02/FINAL-Preventing-Abuse-Report.pdf

Purcal C; Meltzer A; Hill T; Fisher KR, 2017, Implementation of the NDIS in the early childhood intervention sector in NSW: Report 1, Social Policy Research Centre, UNSW Sydney, Sydney, SPRC Report 15/17, http://dx.doi.org/10.4225/53/59e3ef21ca38e

Perkins A; Meltzer A; Purcal C, 2017, Evaluation of the Supported Decision Making Phase 2 (SDM2) project: Easy read report, Social Policy Research Centre, UNSW Sydney, Sydney, http://dx.doi.org/10.4225/53/59c491994deb9

Muir K; Moran M; Michaux F; Findlay S; Meltzer A; Mason C; Ramia I; Heaney R, 2017, The opportunities, risks and possibilities of social impact investment for housing and homelessness, http://dx.doi.org/10.18408/ahuri-7110101

Meltzer A; Bates S; Robinson S; Kayess R; Fisher KR; Katz I, 2016, What do people with intellectual disability think about their jobs and the support they receive at work? A comparative study of three employment support models, Social Policy Research Centre, UNSW Australia, Sydney, SPRC Report 16/16, https://www.sprc.unsw.edu.au/media/SPRCFile/Comparative_study_of_three_employment_models.pdf

Meltzer A; Purcal C; Fisher KR, 2016, Early Childhood Intervention Review: Nepean Blue Mountains/Hunter Trial Sites, Social Policy Research Centre, UNSW Australia, Sydney, SPRC Report 12/16, https://www.sprc.unsw.edu.au/media/SPRCFile/ECI_Review_Final_Report.pdf

Muir K; Craig L; Meltzer A; Butler R, 2015, We can’t afford not to: Supporting young people within their families and communities from early adolescence to early adulthood., Australian Research Council Linkage Project LP120100406.

Meltzer A; Parker Z; Purcal C; Fisher KR, 2015, Social Action Partners: Peer support for children and young people with intellectual disability and their families in Victoria, Social Policy Research Centre UNSW, Sydney, 17/15, https://www.sprc.unsw.edu.au/media/SPRCFile/Social_Action_Partners__Final_Report.pdf

Purcal C; Evans K; Meltzer A; Johnson K; Fisher KR; Robinson S; Bevan N; Kayess R, 2015, Peer Support with Children and Young People with Intellectual Disability: Literature Review, https://www.sprc.unsw.edu.au/media/SPRCFile/SPRC_Online_Resource_Peer_Support_with_Children_and_Young_People_with_Intellectual_Disability_Literature_review_FINAL.pdf

Meltzer A; Giuntoli G; Fisher KR, 2015, What do we already know about health services for people with intellectual disability?, NSW Agency for Clinical Innovation, https://www.sprc.unsw.edu.au/media/SPRCFile/SPRC_Literature_review_on_models_of_health_service_delivery_Easy_Read_Report.pdf

Meltzer A; Vizel I; Fisher KR; Jenkinson S, 2015, Easy Read report about housing for people with disability, Australian Housing and Urban Research Institute, http://www.ahuri.edu.au/publications/download/ahuri_71040_er

Griffiths AM; Nethery D; Robinson S; Bates S; Meltzer A; Kayess R, 2015, My Choice Matters Evaluation: Fieldwork report stage 2, Social Policy Research Centre, UNSW, Sydney, SPRC Report 16/2015, http://www.sprc.unsw.edu.au/media/SPRCFile/My_Choice_Matters_Evaluation__Fieldwork_Report_Stage_2.pdf

Purcal C; Smedley C; Jones A; Meltzer A; Lutz D; Fisher KR; Robinson S; Hill T; Kayess R, 2015, Supported Accommodation Evaluation Framework (SAEF): Drop-in Support, Social Policy Research Centre, UNSW, Sydney, SPRC Report 11/2015, http://www.sprc.unsw.edu.au/media/SPRCFile/SAEF_Dropin_Support__Final.pdf

Jones AR; Purcal C; Meltzer A; Lutz D; Fisher KR; Robinson S; Hill T; Kayess R, 2015, Supported Accommodation Evaluation Framework (SAEF): Individual Packages, Social Policy Research Centre, UNSW, Sydney, SPRC Report 10/2015, http://www.sprc.unsw.edu.au/media/SPRCFile/SAEF_Individual_Packages__Final.pdf

Fisher KR; Jones A; Lutz D; Purcal C; Meltzer A; Eastman C; Hill T; Robinson S; Kayess R, 2014, Supported Accommodation Evaluation Guide, Social Policy Research Centre UNSW, Sydney, Social Policy Research Centre Report, 32/2014, http://www.adhc.nsw.gov.au/__data/assets/file/0016/311245/Supported-Accommodation-Evaluation-Framework-Guide-for-service-providers.pdf

Purcal C; Fisher KR; Jones A; Lutz D; Meltzer A; Hill T; Robinson S; Kayess R; Smedley C, 2014, Supported Accommodation Evaluation Framework Summary Report, Social Policy Research Centre UNSW, Sydney, Social Policy Research Centre Reports, 31/2014, http://www.adhc.nsw.gov.au/__data/assets/file/0017/311246/Supported-Accommodation-Evaluation-Framework-Summary-Report.pdf

Purcal C; Fisher KR; Bevan N; Meltzer A; Robinson S, 2014, Social Action Partners: Peer support for children and young people with intellectual disability and their families in Victoria, Project plan, Social Policy Research Centre, UNSW, Sydney, SPRC Report, 22/2014, https://www.sprc.unsw.edu.au/media/SPRCFile/Social_Action_Partners_project_plan__Peer_support_for_children_and_young_people_with_intellectual_disability_in_Victoria_2014.pdf

Purcal C; Bevan N; Cooper S; Fisher KR; Meltzer A; Wong M; Meyer P, 2014, Self-directed disability support: building people's capacity through peer support and action research, Social Policy Research Centre, Sydney, SPRC Report, 7/2014, https://www.sprc.unsw.edu.au/media/SPRCFile/Selfdirected_disability_support__building_peoples_capacity.pdf

Meltzer A; Fisher KR; Purcal C; Bevan N; Cooper S, 2014, What can we do in our research group? Different ways to do research, Social Policy Research Centre UNSW, Sydney, SPRC Online Resources, 1/2014, https://www.sprc.unsw.edu.au/media/SPRCFile/2014_Different_ways_to_do_research_booklet.pdf

Meltzer A; Bates ; Fisher KR; Kayess ; Robinson ; Cooper, 2013, My Choice Matters evaluation plan, Social Policy Research Centre, UNSW, Sydney, SPRC Report Series, 9/2013, https://www.sprc.unsw.edu.au/media/SPRCFile/My_Choice_Matters_Evaluation_Plan.pdf

Fisher KR; Gendera ; Gadow ; Lutz ; Kayess ; Meltzer A; Robinson, 2013, Closure of Grosvenor, Peat Island and Lachlan Large Residential Centres: post implementation review summary report, Social Policy Research Centre, UNSW, Sydney, SPRC Report, 17/2013, https://www.sprc.unsw.edu.au/media/SPRCFile/PIR_public_Report_26_8_13.pdf

Meltzer A; Muir K; Dinning B, 2010, Report on the consultation data for the revision of the National Standards for Disability Services: Final Report, Department of Human Services, Victoria, http://www.communities.qld.gov.au/disability/key-projects/disability-sector-quality-system/current-developments/revised-national-standards-for-disability-services

Goldblatt BA; Muir K; Meltzer A; Dinning B, 2010, NSW Continuous Care Pilot Evaluation: Final Report, Multilple Sclerosis Limited, http://www.mssociety.org.au/documents/CCCPilot/CCCPilot-NSW-Evaluation-UNSW-Full-Report.pdf

Other

Meltzer A; Robinson S; Proud Y; Fisher K, 2017, Literature and practice review: Support to make decisions that promote personal safety and prevent harm, Social Policy Research Centre, UNSW Sydney, Sydney, http://dx.doi.org/10.4225/53/59152bfb51657

Theses / Dissertations

Meltzer A, 2015, Siblings' relational experiences of disability during young adulthood, http://unsworks.unsw.edu.au/fapi/datastream/unsworks:36963/SOURCE02?view=true

Conference Presentations

Meltzer A, 2017, 'Supporting the relationships between people with disabilities and their siblings: An approach of importance for the health and wellbeing of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities', presented at American Association on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities Conference, Hartford, Connecticut, USA, 26 - 29 June 2017

Meltzer A, 2017, 'Reflections and research on what it means and what it takes to support the sibling relationship', presented at Sibling Leadership Network National Conference, Hartford, Connecticut, USA, 24 - 25 June 2017

Meltzer A; Purcal C; Fisher KR, 2017, 'Research findings about the ECI sector’s transition to the NDIS: Insights from two projects', presented at Early Childhood Intervention Australia NSW/ACT 27th State Conference, Sydney, Australia, 25 - 26 May 2017

Meltzer A; Heywood L; Fisher KR; O'Tarpey M, 2016, 'Research findings from the early intervention review in the Nepean Blue Mountains/Hunter trial sites', presented at Early Childhood Intervention Australia National Conference, Melbourne, 07 - 10 September 2016

Meltzer A, 2016, 'Siblings, disability and care: The enactment of care between young adult siblings with and without disabilities and the relational implications of social policy discourses', presented at Australian Institute of Family Studies Conference, Melbourne, 06 - 08 July 2016


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