Friday 14th September, 2018: 10:15am - 11:00am
Professor Anne Kavanagh, Academic Director, Melbourne Disability Institute
Professor Anne Kavanagh is the inaugural Chair of Disability and Health at the Melbourne School of Population and Global Health at the University of Melbourne. She is Academic Director of the Melbourne Disability Institute – an interdisciplinary Institute which brings together researchers, government and non-government organisations, and advocates to create systemic change to improve the … ContinuedPhoto of Professor Anne Kavanagh, Academic Director, Melbourne Disability Institute
Academic Director of the newly established Melbourne Disability Institute, Professor Anne Kavanagh talks about recent research into bullying, discrimination and violence experienced by people with disability. She is joined on stage by community researchers who were involved with the Survey of Community Attitudes Towards People with Disability. They present some preliminary findings and discuss how community attitudes towards people with disability affect life opportunities and health and wellbeing
Our roving reporter Marie McInerney, caught up with Anne Kavanagh and Vasiliky Kasidis, one of the consumer researchers, behind the scenes at SDAC18 where they discussed their methodology in more detail.