This research explores how children and young people with disability view their safety and safety needs within a range of institutions, including schools, disability services, out-of-home care, vacation care, therapy services, employment services and community centres. It was conducted for the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse, and was part of a larger study on how children understand and experience safety in institutions. This was conducted by the Australian Catholic University Institute of Child Protection Studies.
Papers from 2016
Papers from 2014
Being safe at school: everyone has the right to feel safe at school, Centre for Children and Young People, Southern Cross University
Promoting safety at school for students with cognitive disability: for adults working in the education sector, Centre for Children and Young People, Southern Cross University
Safety at school: for families of students with cognitive disability, Centre for Children and Young People, Southern Cross University
Safe at school? Exploring safety and harm of students with cognitive disability in and around school, Sally Robinson and Dominique McGovern