Disability in CALD Communities
The focus on disability issues in CALD communities has been growing and with it the range of relevant cultural and social considerations are receiving more attention. this has included a more significant evidence base to both enumerate the level of disability in CALD communities as well as well as understanding how it exists and is supported by individual CALD communities.
There are both strengths and barriers existing in CALD communities with regards to acknowledging and responding to disability issues, the barriers may hinder understanding of disability services and the NDIS and accessing these supports.
Click the button below to access a list of published papers, reports and research on disability in CALD communities (in English).Publications
Social Model of Disability
A key component of this discussion is a promotion of the social model of disability and its importance in meeting the needs and aspirations of people with disability from CALD backgrounds.Social Model of Disability