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Book Chapters

Dowse L, 2019, 'Worlds apart and still no closer to justice: Recognition and redress in gendered disability violence', in Practical Justice: Principles, Practice and Social Change, pp. 38 - 53, http://dx.doi.org/10.4324/9781351010498

Smith L; Dowse L, 2018, 'Complexity and disability: drawing from a complexity approach to think through disability at the intersections.', in Ellis K; Garland-Thompson R; Kent M; Robertson R (ed.), Interdisciplinary Approaches to Disability., Routledge, London, http://dx.doi.org/10.4324/9781351053228

Smith LE; Dowse L; Soldatic K; Kent M, 2017, 'Developing a MOOC: Factoring in disability', in Bennet R; Kent M (ed.), Massive Open Online Courses and Higher Education: What went right, what went wrong, where to next?, Routledge, New York, pp. 123 - 134, http://dx.doi.org/10.4324/9781315594248

Didi A; Frohmader C; Dowse LM, 2016, 'Violence Against Disabled Women in the Global South: Working Locally, Acting Globally', in Soldatic K; Grech S (ed.), Disability in the Global South The Critical Handbook, Springer, Switzerland, pp. 323 - 336, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-42488-0

Dowse LM; Wiese M, 2016, 'Cognitive Disability and Complex Support Needs: Challenges in the National Disability Insurance Scheme', in Moore E (ed.), Case management for community practice: A textbook for students and practitioners, edn. 2nd, Oxford University Press, South Melbourne, Vic., pp. 417 - 437

Baldry E; Dowse LM, 2013, 'Compounding mental and cognitive disability and disadvantage: Police as care managers', in Chappell D (ed.), Policing and the Mentally Ill: International perspectives, edn. Advances in Police Theory and Practice, CRC Press Taylor and Francis Group, Boca Raton, FL, pp. 219 - 234, http://www.crcpress.com/product/isbn/9781439881163

Dowse LM; Frohmader C; Meekosha H, 2010, 'Intersectionality: Disabled Women', in Easteal P (ed.), Women and the Law in Australia, edn. 1st, LexisNexis Butterworths, Chatswood, pp. 249 - 268

Journal articles

Meltzer A; Dowse L; Smith L; Dew A, 2020, 'A framework for interconnected benefits of peer support for family members of people with disability', Australian Journal of Social Issues, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/ajs4.130

Ellem K; Smith L; Baidawi S; McGhee A; Dowse L, 2020, 'Transcending the Professional–Client Divide: Supporting Young People with Complex Support Needs Through Transitions', Child and Adolescent Social Work Journal, vol. 37, pp. 109 - 122, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10560-020-00651-x

Rowe S; Dowse L; Newton D; McGillivray J; Baldry E, 2020, 'Addressing Education, Training, and Employment Supports for Prisoners With Cognitive Disability: Insights from an Australian Programme', Journal of Policy and Practice in Intellectual Disabilities, vol. 17, pp. 43 - 50, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/jppi.12321

Athanassiou U; Cale J; Dowse L, 2020, 'A descriptive study of sex offending among incarcerated men with low intellectual functioning: offending parameters and sex offence characteristics in adulthood', Current Issues in Criminal Justice, vol. 32, pp. 76 - 90, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/10345329.2019.1653421

Spivakovsky C; Steele L; Dowse L, 2020, 'Commentary on “Legitimacy and ambiguity: Institutional logics and their outcome for people with intellectual disabilities” (Ineland, 2020)', Research and Practice in Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities, vol. 7, pp. 69 - 74, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/23297018.2020.1758201

Dowse L, 2020, 'Commentary on “Supporting people with cognitive disabilities in contact with the criminal justice system: the importance of relationship-based practice” (Ellem, 2019)', Research and Practice in Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities, vol. 7, pp. 93 - 98, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/23297018.2020.1753232

Dreyfus S; Dowse L, 2020, 'Experiences of parents who support a family member with intellectual disability and challenging behaviour: “This is what I deal with every single day”', Journal of Intellectual and Developmental Disability, vol. 45, pp. 12 - 22, http://dx.doi.org/10.3109/13668250.2018.1510117

McCausland R; Dowse L, 2020, 'The need for a community-led, holistic service response to Aboriginal young people with cognitive disability in remote areas: A case study', Children Australia, pp. 1 - 9, http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/cha.2020.49

Dew A; Vaughan P; McEntyre E; Dowse L, 2019, ''Our ways to planning': Preparing organisations to plan with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people with disability', Australian Aboriginal Studies, vol. 2, pp. 3 - 18, https://search.informit.com.au/documentSummary;dn=807372348968731;res=IELIND

Smith L; Dowse L, 2019, 'Times during transition for young people with complex support needs: entangled critical moments, static liminal periods and contingent meaning making times', Journal of Youth Studies, vol. 22, pp. 1327 - 1344, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/13676261.2019.1575346

Dew A; Collings S; Dowse L; Meltzer A; Smith L, 2019, '‘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, vol. 23, pp. 344 - 358, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1744629519843012

Reppermund S; Heintze T; Srasuebkul P; Reeve R; Dean K; Smith M; Emerson E; Snoyman P; Baldry E; Dowse L; Szanto T; Sara G; Florio T; Johnson A; Clements M; McKenzie K; Trollor J, 2019, 'Health and wellbeing of people with intellectual disability in New South Wales, Australia: A data linkage cohort', BMJ Open, vol. 9, pp. e031624, http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmjopen-2019-031624

Gordon T; Dew A; Dowse L, 2019, 'Listen, learn, build, deliver? Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander policy in the National Disability Insurance Scheme', Australian Journal of Social Issues, vol. 54, pp. 224 - 244, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/ajs4.73

Ellem K; Baidawi S; Dowse L; Smith L, 2019, 'Services to young people with complex support needs in rural and regional Australia: Beyond a metro-centric response', Children and Youth Services Review, vol. 99, pp. 97 - 106, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.childyouth.2019.01.033

Dew A; Collings S; Dillon Savage I; Gentle E; Dowse L, 2019, '“Living the life I want”: A framework for planning engagement with people with intellectual disability and complex support needs', Journal of Applied Research in Intellectual Disabilities, vol. 32, pp. 401 - 412, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/jar.12538

Dowse L; Dew A; Sewell A, 2019, 'Background paper for ASID position statement on intellectual disability and complex support needs', Research and Practice in Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities, vol. 6, pp. 5 - 13, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/23297018.2019.1594347

Collings S; Dew A; Dowse L, 2019, 'They need to be able to have walked in our shoes: What people with intellectual disability say about National Disability Insurance Scheme planning', Journal of Intellectual and Developmental Disability, vol. 44, pp. 1 - 12, http://dx.doi.org/10.3109/13668250.2017.128788710.3109/13668250.2017.1287887

Collings S; Dew A; Gordon T; Spencer M; Dowse L, 2018, 'Intersectional disadvantage: Exploring differences between aboriginal and non-aboriginal parents with intellectual disability in the New South Wales child protection system', Journal of Public Child Welfare, vol. 12, pp. 170 - 189, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/15548732.2017.1379456

Didi A; Dowse L; Smith L, 2018, 'Intellectual disability and complex support needs: Human rights perspective for policy and practice', International Journal of Human Rights, vol. 22, pp. 989 - 1006, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/13642987.2018.1485653

Reppermund S; Dowse L; Dew A; Trollor J, 2018, 'Representation of people with intellectual disability in Australian mental health policy', Australian and New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry, vol. 52, pp. 618 - 619, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0004867418773882

Dew A; Dowse L; Athanassiou U; Trollor J, 2018, 'Current Representation of People With Intellectual Disability in Australian Mental Health Policy: The Need for Inclusive Policy Development', Journal of Policy and Practice in Intellectual Disabilities, vol. 15, pp. 136 - 144, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/jppi.12239

Collings S; Spencer M; Dew A; Dowse L, 2018, '‘She was there if I needed to talk or to try and get my point across’: specialist advocacy for parents with intellectual disability in the Australian child protection system', Australian Journal of Human Rights, vol. 24, pp. 162 - 181, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/1323238X.2018.1478595

Collings S; Dew A; Dowse L, 2018, '‘Testing it in the real world’: Using action research to apply a conceptual framework to social care planning', Action Research, pp. 147675031876153 - 147675031876153, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1476750318761534

Collings S; Dew A; Dowse L, 2018, 'Unpacking the complexity of planning with persons with cognitive disability and complex support needs', Journal of Applied Research in Intellectual Disabilities, vol. 31, pp. 142 - 151, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/jar.12381

Dowse L, 2017, 'Disruptive, dangerous and disturbing: the ‘challenge’ of behaviour in the construction of normalcy and vulnerability', Continuum, vol. 31, pp. 447 - 457, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/10304312.2016.1275148

Reppermund S; Srasuebkul P; Heintze T; Reeve R; Dean K; Emerson E; Coyne D; Snoyman P; Baldry E; Dowse L; Szanto T; Sara G; Florio T; Trollor JN, 2017, 'Cohort profile: A data linkage cohort to examine health service profiles of people with intellectual disability in New South Wales, Australia', BMJ Open, vol. 7, http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmjopen-2016-015627

Dowse LM; Steele L, 2016, 'Gender, Disability Rights and Violence Against Medical Bodies.', Australian Feminist Studies, vol. 31, pp. 187 - 202, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/08164649.2016.1224054

Dowse L; Soldatic K; Spangaro J; Van Toorn G, 2016, 'Mind the gap: The extent of violence against women with disabilities in Australia: The', Australian Journal of Social Issues, vol. 51, pp. 341 - 359, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/j.1839-4655.2016.tb01235.x

Dowse L; Dew A, 2016, 'Commentary by Leanne Dowse and Angela Dew on “Reducing the Inequality of Luck: Keynote Address at the 2015 Australasian Society for Intellectual Disability National Conference” (Bonyhady, 2016)', Research and Practice in Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities, vol. 3, pp. 129 - 133, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/23297018.2016.1220262

Didi AM; Soldatic K; Frohmader C; Dowse LM, 2016, 'Violence against women with disabilities: Is Australia meeting its human rights obligations?', Australian Journal of Human Rights, vol. 22, pp. 159 - 177, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/1323-238X.2016.11882162

Steele LR; Dowse LM; Trofimovs J, 2016, 'Who is Diverted?: Moving Beyond Diagnosed Impairment Towards a Social and Political Analysis of Diversion', The Sydney Law Review, vol. 38, pp. 181 - 210

Collings SE; Dew A; Dowse L, 2016, 'Support Planning for people with intellectual disability and complex support needs in the Australian National Disability Insurance Scheme', Journal of Intellectual and Developmental Disability, vol. 41, pp. 1 - 5, http://dx.doi.org/10.3109/13668250.2016.1151864

Dowse L; Wiese M; Smith L, 2016, 'Workforce issues in the Australian National Disability Insurance Scheme: Complex support needs ready?', Research and Practice in Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities, vol. 3, pp. 54 - 64, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/23297018.2016.1161542

Dowse L; Wiese M; Dew A; Smith L; Collings S; Didi A, 2016, 'More, better, or different? NDIS workforce planning for people with intellectual disability and complex support needs', Journal of Intellectual and Developmental Disability, vol. 41, pp. 81 - 84, http://dx.doi.org/10.3109/13668250.2015.1125868

Van Toorn G; Dowse L, 2016, 'Policy claims and problem frames: A cross-case comparison of evidence-based policy in an Australian context', Evidence and Policy, vol. 12, pp. 9 - 24, http://dx.doi.org/10.1332/174426415X14253873124330

Baldry E; McCausland R; Dowse L; McEntyre E; MacGillivray P, 2016, '‘It’s just a big vicious cycle that swallows them up': Indigenous people with mental and cognitive disabilities in the criminal justice system', Indigenous Law Bulletin, vol. 8, pp. 10 - 16

Cumming T; Strnadova I; Dowse L, 2014, 'At-Risk Youth in Australian Schools and Promising Models of Intervention', International Journal of Special Education, vol. 29, pp. 16 - 25, http://www.internationaljournalofspecialeducation.com/issues.cfm

Dowse L; Cumming TM; Strnadová I; Lee JS; Trofimovs J, 2014, 'Young People with Complex Needs in the Criminal Justice System', Research and Practice in Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities, vol. 1, pp. 1 - 12, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/23297018.2014.953671

Soldatic K; van Toorn G; Dowse L; Muir K, 2014, 'Intellectual Disability and Complex Intersections: Marginalisation under the National Disability Insurance Scheme', Research and Practice in Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities, vol. 1, pp. 6 - 16, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/23297018.2014.906050

Trofimovs J; Dowse L, 2014, 'Mental health at the intersections: The impact of complex needs on police contact and custody for Indigenous Australian men', International Journal of Law and Psychiatry, vol. 37, pp. 390 - 398, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijlp.2014.02.010

Baldry E; Clarence M; Dowse L; Trollor J, 2013, 'Reducing vulnerability to harm in adults with cognitive disabilities in the Australian criminal justice system', Journal of Policy and Practice in Intellectual Disability, vol. 10, pp. 222 - 229, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/jppi.12039

Darcy S; Dowse LM, 2012, 'In search of a level playing field – the constraints and benefits of sport participation for people with intellectual disability', Disability and Society, vol. 28, pp. 393 - 407, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/09687599.2012.714258

Dowse LM, 2009, '`Some people are never going to be able to do that`. Challenges for people with intellectual disability in the 21st century', Disability and Society, vol. 24, pp. 571 - 584, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/09687590903010933


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