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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

Dowse LM, 2009, '‘It’s like being in a zoo.’ Researching with People with Intellectual Disability,', Journal of Research in Special Educational Needs, vol. 9, pp. 141 - 153, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1471-3802.2009.01131.x

Dowse LM; Baldry E; Snoyman P, 2009, 'Disabling criminology: conceptualizing the intersections of critical disability studies and critical criminology for people with mental health and cognitive disabilities in the criminal justice system', Australian Journal of Human Rights, vol. 15, pp. 29 - 46, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/1323238X.2009.11910860

Meekosha H; Dowse LM, 2007, 'Integrating Critical Disability Studies into Social Work Education and Practice: An Australian Perspective', Practice, vol. 19, pp. 169 - 183

Baldry E; Dowse LM, 2006, 'People with mental health disorders in the criminal justice system', New Paradigm, vol. June 2006, pp. 9 - 21

Dowse L, 2001, 'Contesting Practices, Challenging Codes: Self advocacy, disability politics and the social model', Disability and Society, vol. 16, pp. 123 - 141

Dowse LM, 2001, 'Contesting Practices, Challenging codes: Self Advocacy, Disability Politics and the Social Model', Disability and Society, vol. 16, pp. 123 - 141, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/713662036

Shaddock AJ; Dowse L; Richards H; Spinks AT, 1998, 'Communicating with people with an intellectual disability in Guardianship Board hearings: An exploratory study', Journal of Intellectual and Developmental Disability, vol. 23, pp. 279 - 293, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/13668259800033771


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