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Idle J; Giuntoli G; Fisher K; Robinson S; Purcal C; Newman C; Reedy K, 2022, Research Report – Changing community attitudes to improve inclusion of people with disability, Royal Commission into Violence, Abuse, Neglect and Exploitation of People with Disability, https://disability.royalcommission.gov.au/publications/research-report-changing-community-attitudes-improve-inclusion-people-disability

Fang Q; Fisher K; Poon A; Duong J; Lee JS; Li B, 2022, Australian Chinese Disability Peer Support Groups in Sydney

Fang Q; Fisher K; Poon A; Duong J; Lee J; Li B, 2022, Australian Chinese Disability Peer Support Groups in Sydney, Social Policy Research Centre, UNSW Sydney, http://dx.doi.org/10.26190/jgx2-ms38

Purcal C; Savage L; Fisher K, 2021, National Disability Insurance Scheme self managed plans Family Advocacy survey, Social Policy Research Centre UNSW, https://www.unsw.edu.au/arts-design-architecture/our-research/research-centres-institutes/social-policy-research-centre/our-projects/self-managing-ndis-packages-promising-practice-people-left-behind

Bates S; Laurens EJ; Kayess R; Fisher K, 2021, Good Practice in Supported Decision Making for People with Disability: Principles and Guide, https://apo.org.au/sites/default/files/resource-files/2021-06/apo-nid313465.pdf

Laurens EJ; Bates S; Kayess R; Fisher K, 2021, Good Practice in Supported Decision-making for People with Disability, UNSW Social Policy Research Centre, Sydney, http://dx.doi.org/10.26190/0v9z-6223

Gendera S; Fisher K; Robinson S; Bellon M, 2021, NACBO Research Plan, Social Policy Research Centre, UNSW Sydney, Sydney, https://www.unsw.edu.au/arts-design-architecture/our-research/research-centres-institutes/social-policy-research-centre/our-projects/national-alliance-of-capacity-building-organisations-nacbo

Gendera S; Fisher KR; Alexander J; Robinson S; Fraser-Barbour E, 2021, Road to Employment Projects: Short Baseline Report, UNSW Social Policy Research Centre, Sydney

Gendera S; Fisher KR; Alexander J; Robinson S, 2021, Road to Employment: Interim Report, Social Policy Research Centre, UNSW Sydney, Sydney, https://www.unsw.edu.au/arts-design-architecture/our-research/research-centres-institutes/social-policy-research-centre/our-projects/road-employment-evaluation

Fisher K, 2020, Pathways and barriers to open employment for people with disability. Witness Statement, Royal Commission into Violence, Abuse, Neglect and Exploitation of People with Disability, https://disability.royalcommission.gov.au/system/files/exhibit/STAT.0292.0001.0001.pdf

Blaxland M; Fisher K; Purcal C; Robinson S; Frances QF; Pearson Gotting M; Kayess R, 2020, National Disability Insurance Scheme: People who self manage their NDIS plan, UNSW Social Policy Research Centre, Sydney, http://dx.doi.org/10.26190/5f56b3c1d3c0d, https://www.arts.unsw.edu.au/social-policy-research-centre/our-projects/self-managing-ndis-packages-promising-practice-people-left-behind

Fisher K, 2020, Mental health, housing and homelessness. Witness Statement, Royal Commission into Victoria’s Mental Health System, https://s3.ap-southeast-2.amazonaws.com/hdp.au.prod.app.vic-rcvmhs.files/7415/9114/2744/Fisher_Karen.pdf

Gendera S; Pearson-Gotting M; Fisher KR; Kayess R; Stensel A; Rahman T; Wiseham L, 2020, Enable In Action Research: Final Report, UNSW Social Policy Research Centre, Sydney, http://dx.doi.org/10.26190/5f3b2a74768de

Davy L; Fisher K; Wehbe A; Purcal C; Robinson S; Kayess R; Santos D, 2019, Review of implementation of the National Disability Strategy 2010-2020: Final report, UNSW Social Policy Research Centre, Sydney, http://dx.doi.org/10.26190/5c7494b61edc4

Purcal C; Zmudzki F; Hill T; Giuntoli G; Fisher K; O’Shea P; Wehbe A, 2019, Evaluation Plan Housing & Accommodation Support Initiative Plus (HASI Plus), Social Policy Research Centre, UNSW Sydney, Sydney, http://handle.unsw.edu.au/1959.4/unsworks_55912

Fang Q; Fisher K, 2019, Culturally Responsive Disability Support-Community Access Network (CAN), Social Policy Research Centre, UNSW Sydney, Sydney, http://dx.doi.org/10.26190/5d805638467d7

Purcal C; O'Shea P; Blunden H; Zmudzki F; Giuntoli G; Fisher KR, 2019, Evaluation of Housing & Accommodation Support Initiative Plus (HASI Plus) – Report 1, Social Policy Research Centre, UNSW Sydney, Sydney, SPRC Report 13/19, http://dx.doi.org/10.26190/5d1aa73b5c6e7

Zmudzki F; Purcal C; Fisher K, 2019, Evaluation of Outcomes for People Nominated to the Integrated Services Program (ISP) Supplementary Report – Health care service usage and cost analysis, Social Policy Research Centre, UNSW Sydney, Sydney, SPRC Report 12/19, http://dx.doi.org/10.26190/5cf71ba667713

Gendera S; Giuntoli G; Fisher KR; Kayess R, 2019, Human Rights protection frameworks for people being treated involuntarily for a mental illness: Literature review, Social Policy Research Centre, UNSW Sydney, Sydney, http://dx.doi.org/10.26190/5dc39989281e5

Giuntoli G; Stewart V; Wheeler A; Gendera S; Ryan C; McAuliffe D; Fisher KR, 2019, Human Rights protection frameworks for people being treated involuntarily for a mental illness: Study findings, Social Policy Research Centre, UNSW Sydney, Sydney, http://dx.doi.org/10.26190/5dc3992dec4e0

Wehbe A; Davy L; Fisher K; Robinson S; Kayess R; Purcal C, 2019, NDIS Peer Support Final Report, Social Policy Research Centre, UNSW Sydney, Sydney, http://dx.doi.org/10.26190/5d4e3b189539e

Wehbe A; Fisher K; Purcal C, 2019, NDIS Peer Support Practice Review: Stage 4 Report, Social Policy Research Centre, UNSW Sydney, Sydney, http://dx.doi.org/10.26190/5d4e3b633755f

Fisher K; Whittle E; Trollor J, 2018, How to improve the NDIS for people who have an intellectual disability as well as a mental illness, https://theconversation.com/how-to-improve-the-ndis-for-people-who-have-an-intellectual-disability-as-well-as-a-mental-illness-97921

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, https://ros.unsw.edu.au/viewobject.html?cid=1&id=1357641

Giuntoli G; Hill T; Zmudzki F; Fisher K; Purcal C; O'Shea P, 2018, Evaluation Plan Community-based Mental Health Programs: Community Living Supports (CLS) and Housing & Accommodation Support Initiative (HASI), Social Policy Research Centre, UNSW Sydney, Sydney, http://dx.doi.org/10.26190/5b5fab7abe94a, http://unsworks.unsw.edu.au/fapi/datastream/unsworks:51691/bin711a87b5-4752-4736-97f9-76ab64b4ff9e?view=true

Purcal C; Giuntoli G; Wehbe A; Fang Q; Kayess R; Fisher K; Johnson K, 2018, Outcome evaluation of icare lifetime care Community Participation Grants, Social Policy Research Centre, UNSW Sydney, Sydney, http://dx.doi.org/10.26190/5b83387b77e50, http://unsworks.unsw.edu.au/fapi/datastream/unsworks:51990/bin27b833d1-ab9b-439f-b9a8-969d0370106f?view=true

Davy L; Fisher KR; Wehbe A, 2018, Peer Support Practice Review: Final Report of Stage 1A Findings, Social Policy Research Centre, UNSW Sydney, Sydney, http://dx.doi.org/10.26190/5b84b4a23c6ff, http://unsworks.unsw.edu.au/fapi/datastream/unsworks:51693/bina4185a59-199e-4811-87eb-8c6e82ef2a95?view=true

Yu H; Fisher K; Li B; Goggin G, 2018, Innovation and IT in China's social development agenda, Innovation and IT in China‘s social development agenda, MERICS, Germany, https://www.merics.org/sites/default/files/2018-10/MPOC_06_Serve_the_People_0.pdf

Notara D; Robinson S; Fisher KR, 2017, Evaluation of the CREATE Ability Project, Year 2 (TAP2) Final Report, Centre for Children and Young People, Southern Cross University, NSW Department of Family and Community Services, http://www.adhc.nsw.gov.au/__data/assets/pdf_file/0008/573983/Evaluation-of-the-CREATE-Ability-Project,-Year-2-TAP2.pdf, http://unsworks.unsw.edu.au/fapi/datastream/unsworks:50123/bin2c970b2b-4d46-4a24-8a51-b23ed63076b6?view=true

Meltzer A; Robinson S; Proud Y; Fisher K, 2017, Literature and practice review: Support to make decisions that promote personal safety and prevent harm, 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

Gendera S; Purcal C; Fisher K; Robinson S; Kayess R, 2017, Skilled to Thrive: Support to make decisions that promote personal safety and prevent harm, Project research plan, https://www.sprc.unsw.edu.au/media/SPRCFile/Skilled_to_Thrive_research_project_plan.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

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

Wiesel I; Bullen J; Fisher KR; Winkler D; Reynolds A, 2017, Shared home ownership by people with disability, AHURI, Melbourne, AHURI Final Report, 277, http://dx.doi.org/10.18408/ahuri-7104001, https://www.ahuri.edu.au/__data/assets/pdf_file/0019/12583/AHURI_Final_Report_No277_Shared-home-ownership-by-people-with-disability.pdf

Purcal C; Zmudzki F; Fisher KR, 2016, Evaluation of Outcomes for People Nominated to the Integrated Services Program (ISP), Social Policy Research Centre, UNSW Australia, Sydney, SPRC Report 18/16, https://www.sprc.unsw.edu.au/media/SPRCFile/Evaluation_of_Outcomes_for_People_Nominated_to_the_Integrated_Services_Program.pdf

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

Purcal C; Zmudzki F; Fisher KR, 2016, Direct Funding Trial: Final evaluation report, Social Policy Research Centre, UNSW Australia, Sydney, SPRC Report 10/16, https://www.sprc.unsw.edu.au/media/SPRCFile/Direct_Funding_Trial.pdf

Hamilton MG; Giuntoli G; Johnson K; Fisher KR, 2016, Transitioning Australian Respite, Social Policy Research Centre, UNSW Australia, Sydney, SPRC Report 04/16, https://www.sprc.unsw.edu.au/media/SPRCFile/Transitioning_Australian_Respite.pdf

Vizel I; Laragy C; Gendera S; Fisher KR; Jenkinson S; Hill T; Finch K; Shaw W; Bridge C, 2016, Addressing the housing needs of participants is critical to NDIS success, Australian Housing and Urban Research Institute, Research and Policy Bulletin, 205, http://www.ahuri.edu.au/publications/download/ahuri_rap_issue_205

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

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

Vizel I; Laragy C; Gendera S; Fisher KR; Jenkinson S; Hill T; Finch K; Shaw W; Bridge C, 2015, Moving to my home: housing aspirations, transitions and outcomes of people with disability, AHURI, Melbourne, 246, http://www.ahuri.edu.au/publications/projects/p71040

Fisher KR; Purcal C; Turut S; Cox M, 2015, Macarthur Youth Mental Health and Housing Project: Final Evaluation Report, Social Policy Research Centre UNSW, Sydney, SPRC Report 5/2015, http://www.sprc.unsw.edu.au/media/SPRCFile/SPRC_Report__MYP_Evaluation_FINAL.pdf

Giuntoli G; Fisher KR, 2015, Ronald McDonald Family Rooms: Literature review, Social Policy Research Centre, UNSW, Sydney, SPRC Report 09/2015, http://www.sprc.unsw.edu.au/media/SPRCFile/SPRC_Report__Ronald_McDonald_Family_Rooms_Literature_Review.pdf

Giuntoli G; Newton B; Fisher KR, 2015, Current Models of Health Service Delivery for People with Intellectual Disability: Literature review, Social Policy Research Centre, UNSW, Sydney, SPRC Report 12/2015, http://www.sprc.unsw.edu.au/media/SPRCFile/SPRC_Report_Current_Models_of_Health_Service_Delivery_for_People_with_Intellectual_Disability.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

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


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