Title

Conceptual framework for policy and research development with Indigenous people with disabilities

Document Type

Article

Publication details

Gilroy, J, Donelly, M, Colmar, S & Parmenter, T 2013, 'Conceptual framework for policy and research development with Indigenous people with disabilities', Australian Aboriginal Studies, vol. 2, pp. 42-58.

Peer Reviewed

Peer-Reviewed

Abstract

No explicitly Indigenous conceptual framework to advance research and policy development to assist Indigenous people with disabilities exists. This paper proposes a conceptual framework that brings together the strengths of both the International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health and Indigenous Standpoint Theory for research and policy development regarding Indigenous people with disabilities. This framework provides six criteria that bridge the cultural interface between Indigenous and non-Indigenous communities, while emancipating Indigenous people with disabilities in the research and policy development process in Australian disability and Indigenous affairs.