Abstract: This paper reports on the preliminary findings of a qualitative project which aims to investigate ways to enable Aboriginal people with disabilities, their families and carers from the Ngaanyatjarra, Pitjantjatjara and Yankunytjatjara (NPY) lands in remote Central Australia to live the life that they choose. The study was informed by Indigenous research methodologies, and involved in-depth, semi-structured interviews with Anangu with disabilities and their families and service providers and other stakeholders. The data were collected in regional, remote and very remote regions. Interviews were by conducted by Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal staff in partnership with NPY Women’s council. This research has identified the perspectives of both Aboriginal people with disabilities and their families and service providers on the key barriers and facilitators to providing supports to enable Aboriginal people with disabilities and their families to live the life they choose.
Jensen, H, Gilroy, J, Barton, R, Lincoln, M, Taylor, K., Dew, Angela, Flood, V, Ryall, L, McRae, K, 2017, Adults with a disability living a good life in the NPY Lands, Conference Paper, viewed 22 November 2019, https://www.nintione.com.au/?p=12151.