Resources and Publications

As part of our goal to effectively disseminate and translate research, we have collated (in one place) all relevant LIDS-produced resources for people with a disability, their families, carers and associated services.

Free online learning programs

Enabling Risk: Putting Positives First: - Developed for disability support workers. Enabling people to take risks is an integral part of disability support work. It is also important that practice leaders, frontline managers, senior managers are aware of the essentials of enabling risk outlined in this resource as they play a significant role in creating the right environment for support workers to put risk enablement into practice.

Person-centred active support 'Every Moment has Potential' - Provides an introduction to Person Centred Active Support - a way of working that enables everyone, no matter what their level of intellectual or physical disability, to make choices and participate in meaningful activities and social relationships. Developed specifically with Disability Support staff in mind.  This resource may constitute a part of the Community Services Training Package certificate III in Disability.

'Supporting Inclusion' What does it mean to a person with intellectual disabilities? (password: encounter). The purpose of this resource is to create a space where disability support workers can think about what social inclusion means for people with intellectual disability, and learn or refresh some useful tools and strategies to support people with intellectual disability in ways that will promote their social inclusion.

Other training

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