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Journal articles

Fisher K; Robinson S; Burner G, 2022, '“Listening to me and acting on what I say I need from the NDIS.” Commentary on “The National Disability Insurance Scheme: Voices of adults with intellectual disabilities” (Lloyd, Moni, Cuskelly, & Jobling, 2022),', Research and Practice in Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/23297018.2022.2038252

Hummell E; Foster M; Fisher K; Needham C; Borg S, 2022, 'Challenges and adaptations of an intermediary: An exploration of support coordination in the Australian National Disability Insurance Scheme', International Journal of Care and Caring

Fisher K; Gendera S; Kayess R, 2022, 'Reaching people who are marginalized in major disability policy reform', Global Social Policy, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/14680181221075558

Hummell E; Foster M; Borg S; Fisher K; Needham C, 2022, 'Breaking up is risky business: Personalisation and collaboration in a marketised disability sector', Social Policy and Society

Macdonald D; Dew A; Fisher K; Boydell K, 2022, 'Self-Portraits for Social Change: Audience Response to a Photovoice Exhibition by Women with Disability', QUALITATIVE REPORT, vol. 27, pp. 1011 - 1039, http://dx.doi.org/10.46743/2160-3715/2022.5154

Foster M; Hummell E; Fisher K; Borg SJ; Needham C; Venning A, 2022, 'Organisations adapting to dual aspirations of individualisation and collaboration in the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) market', Australian Journal of Public Administration, vol. 81, pp. 127 - 144, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/1467-8500.12497

Macdonald D; Peacock K; Dew A; Fisher KR; Boydell KM, 2022, 'Photovoice as a platform for empowerment of women with disability', SSM - Qualitative Research in Health, vol. 2, pp. 100052 - 100052, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ssmqr.2022.100052

Robinson S; Fisher K; Ikaheimo H; Graham A; Rozengarten T; Johnson K, 2022, 'Recasting ‘harm’ in support: Misrecognition between people with intellectual disability and paid workers', Disability & Society, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/09687599.2022.2029357

Hummell E; Venning A; Foster M; Fisher K; Kuipers P, 2021, 'A rapid review of barriers and enablers of organisational collaboration: identifying challenges in disability reform in Australia', Australian Journal of Social Issues, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/ajs4.188

Fang Q; Fisher K; Li B, 2021, 'How can co-production help to deliver culturally responsive disability support? A case study from Australia', Health and Social Care in the Community, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/hsc.13364

Newman B; Fisher K; Trollor J, 2021, 'Right to information for people with intellectual disability in Australian mental health policy', Journal of Policy and Practice in Intellectual Disabilities, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/jppi.12396

Fisher KR; Robinson S; Neale K; Graham A; Johnson K; Davy L; Hall EC, 2021, 'Impact of organisational practices on the relationships between young people with disabilities and paid social support workers', Journal of Social Work, vol. 21, pp. 1377 - 1398, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1468017320954351

Macdonald D; Dew A; Fisher KR; Boydell KM, 2021, 'Claiming space: photovoice, identity, inclusion and the work of disability', Disability and Society, pp. 1 - 29, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/09687599.2021.1925525

Robinson S; Hall E; Fisher KR; Graham A; Johnson K; Neale K, 2021, 'Using the ‘in-between’ to build quality in support relationships with people with cognitive disability: the significance of liminal spaces and time', Social and Cultural Geography, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/14649365.2021.1950824

Li B; Fisher KR; Quan Farrant F; Cheng Z, 2021, 'Digital policy to disability employment? An ecosystem perspective on China and Australia', Social Policy and Administration: an international journal of policy and research, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/spol.12666

Robinson S; Blaxland M; Fisher K; Johnson K; Kuang C; Graham A; Neale K, 2020, 'Recognition in relationships between young people with cognitive disabilities and support workers', Children and Youth Services Review

Robinson S; Graham A; Fisher K; Neale K; Davy L; Johnson K, 2020, 'Understanding paid support relationships: possibilities for mutual recognition between young people with disability and their support workers', Disability and Society, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/09687599.2020.1794797

Boaden N; Purcal C; Fisher K; Meltzer A, 2020, 'Transition Experience of Families with Young Children in the Australian National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS)', Australian Social Work, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/0312407X.2020.1832549

Fang Q; Fisher KR; Li B, 2020, 'Follower or Challenger? How Chinese Non-governmental Organizations Manage Accountability Requirements from Funders', Voluntas, vol. 31, pp. 722 - 735, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11266-019-00184-7

Weise J; Fisher KR; Turner B; Trollor JN, 2020, 'What is the capability of the Australian mental health workforce to meet the needs of people with an intellectual disability and co-occurring mental ill health?', Journal of Intellectual and Developmental Disability, vol. 45, pp. 184 - 193, http://dx.doi.org/10.3109/13668250.2019.1622659

Howell J; Fisher KR; Shang X, 2020, 'Accountability and legitimacy of NGOs under authoritarianism: the case of China', Third World Quarterly, vol. 41, pp. 113 - 132, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/01436597.2019.1658520

Whittle E; Fisher K; Reppermund S; Trollor J, 2019, 'Access to mental health services: the experiences of people with intellectual disabilities', Journal of Applied Research in Intellectual Disabilities, vol. 32, pp. 368 - 379, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/jar.12533

Meltzer A; Robinson S; Fisher K, 2019, 'Barriers to finding and maintaining employment for people with intellectual disability in Australia', Social Policy and Administration, pp. 1 - 14, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/spol.12523

Fisher KR; Purcal C; Jones A; Lutz D; Robinson S; Kayess R, 2019, 'What place is there for shared housing with individualized disability support?', Disability and Rehabilitation, pp. 1 - 9, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/09638288.2019.1615562

Shang X; Fisher KR, 2019, 'Everything for the Children: Orphans Growing up in Informal Adoptive Families in China', Journal of Social Service Research, vol. 45, pp. 166 - 180, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/01488376.2018.1479674

Robinson S; Hill M; Fisher KR; Graham A, 2018, 'Belonging and exclusion in the lives of young people with intellectual disability in small town communities', Journal of Intellectual Disabilities, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1744629518765830

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

Goggin G; Yu H; Fisher KR; Li B, 2018, 'Disability, technology innovation and social development in China and Australia', Journal of Asian Public Policy, vol. 21, pp. 34 - 50, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/17516234.2018.1492067

Yu H; Goggin G; Fisher K; Li B, 2018, 'Introduction Disability Participation in the Digital Economy', Information, Communication and Society, vol. 22, pp. 467 - 473, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/1369118X.2018.1550525

Fisher KR; Zhang X; Alston M, 2018, 'Shanghai aged care and Confucian welfare', International Journal of Sociology and Social Policy, vol. 38, pp. 722 - 735, http://dx.doi.org/10.1108/IJSSP-01-2018-0003

Fisher K; Gendera S; Robinson S; Graham A; Johnson K; Neale K, 2018, 'Disability and support relationships: What role does policy play?', Australian Journal of Public Administration, vol. 78, pp. 37 - 55, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/1467-8500.12351

Weise J; Fisher KR; Whittle E; Trollor J, 2018, 'What can the experiences of people with an intellectual disability tell us about the desirable attributes of a mental health professional?', Journal of Mental Health Research in Intellectual Disabilities, vol. 11, pp. 183 - 202, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/19315864.2018.1469700

Whittle E; Fisher KR; reppermund S; lenroot R; Trollor J, 2018, 'Barriers and enablers to accessing mental health services for people with intellectual disability: a scoping review', Journal of Mental Health Research in Intellectual Disabilities, vol. 11, pp. 69 - 102, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/19315864.2017.1408724

Liu Y; Fisher KR, 2017, 'Engaging with disability services: experiences of families from Chinese backgrounds in Sydney', Australian Social Work, vol. 70, pp. 441 - 452, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/0312407X.2017.1324885

Weise J; Fisher KR; Trollor J, 2017, 'Establishing Core Mental Health Workforce Attributes for the Effective Mental Health Care of People with an Intellectual Disability and Co-occurring Mental Ill Health', Journal of Applied Research in Intellectual Disabilities, vol. 30, pp. 22 - 33, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/jar.12407

Zhong L; Fisher KR, 2017, 'Participation and Chinese non-government organization accountability', International Journal of Sociology and Social Policy, vol. 37, pp. 743 - 754, http://dx.doi.org/10.1108/IJSSP-08-2015-0086

Weise J; Fisher KR; Trollor J, 2017, 'What makes generalist mental health professionals effective when working with people with an intellectual disability? A family member and support person perspective', Journal of Applied Research in Intellectual Disabilities, vol. 31, pp. 413 - 422, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/jar.12420

Robinson S; Fisher KR; Gendera S, 2016, 'Can case management squeeze hope from small self-directed support packages?', Asian Social Work and Policy Review, vol. 10, pp. 268 - 279, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/aswp.12095

Fisher KR; Purcal C, 2016, 'Policies to change attitudes to people with disabilities', Scandinavian Journal of Disability Research, vol. 19, pp. 161 - 174, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/15017419.2016.1222303

McDermott S; Bruce J; Muir K; Ramia I; Fisher KR; Bullen J, 2016, 'Reducing hospitalisation among people living with severe mental illness', Australian Health Review, vol. 40, pp. 124 - 128, http://dx.doi.org/10.1071/AH15073

Weise J; Fisher KR; Trollor J, 2016, 'The utility of a modified on-line Delphi method to define workforce competencies: lessons from the intellectual disability mental health core competencies project', Journal of Policy and Practice in Intellectual Disabilities, vol. 13, pp. 15 - 22, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/jppi.12142

Bullen J; Fisher KR, 2015, 'Is housing first for mental health community support possible during a housing shortage?', Social Policy and Administration: an international journal of policy and research, vol. 49, pp. 928 - 945, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/spol.12104

Laragy C; Fisher KR; Purcal C; Jenkinson S, 2015, 'Australia’s individualised disability funding packages: when do they provide greater choice and opportunity?', Asian Social Work and Policy Review, vol. 9, pp. 282 - 292, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/aswp.12068

Fisher KR; Lutz D; Gadow F; Robinson S; Gendera S, 2015, 'A transformative framework for deinstitutionalisation', Research and Practice in Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities, vol. 2, pp. 60 - 72, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/23297018.2015.1028089

Fisher KR; shang X; Li J, 2015, 'Accountability of children’s services organizations in China', Asian Social Work and Policy Review, vol. 9, pp. 94 - 107, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/aswp.12043

Lutz D; Fisher KR; Robinson S, 2015, 'Sharing the focus: engaging with support workers to include people with communication needs in research', British Journal of Learning Disabilities, vol. 44, pp. 1 - 8, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/bld.12126

Blaxland M; Fisher KR; Shang X, 2015, 'Transitional and Developmental Challenges for Chinese Social Policy', Asian Social Work and Policy Review, vol. 9, pp. 1 - 2, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/aswp.12047

Fisher K, 2015, 'Book Review: Title: Program Evaluation in Practice: Core Concepts and Examples for Discussion and Analysis', Evaluation Journal of Australasia, vol. 15, pp. 42 - 43, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1035719x1501500306

Purcal C; Fisher KR; Laragy C, 2014, 'Analysing choice in Australian individual funding disability policies', Australian Journal of Public Administration, vol. 73, pp. 88 - 102, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/1467-8500.12063

Watson S; Thorburn K; Everett M; Fisher KR, 2014, 'Care without coercion – mental health rights, personal recovery and trauma-informed care', Australian Journal of Social Issues, vol. 49, pp. 529 - 549, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/j.1839-4655.2014.tb00327.x


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