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SHUT OUT: The Experience of People with Disabilities and their Families in Australia

National Disability Strategy Consultation Report prepared by the National People with Disabilities and Carer Council.

The many views expressed through the transcripts of nation-wide consultations have undergone a thematic analysis and the submissions have since undergone an independent qualitative and quantitative analysis. Together, these two important pieces of work have informed the consultation feedback report from the National People with Disabilities and Carer Council (NPWDACC) to government.

The report ‘Shut Out: The Experience of People with Disabilities and their Families in Australia’ was launched by the NPWDACC on 5 August 2009.

The report provides detail on the key barriers and issues facing people with a disability, their families and carers and highlights the solutions offered by the submissions. The report also compares the level of interest against a range of themes and issues that have emerged and identifies the existing strategies that submissions suggest are working well.

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