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CeDR Seminar: Professor Roger Stancliffe, University of Sydney: Active support and community living for people with intellectual disabilities

Date: 26 October 2010 Time: 13.00-14.00 pm

Venue: Bowland North SR 9

Speaker: Professor Roger Stancliffe, University of Sydney, Australia

Title: Active support and community living for people with intellectual disabilities

About Roger:

Roger Stancliffe is a researcher in the intellectual disability field with a special interest in community living. Previously, he was a Senior Research Fellow at the Centre for Developmental Disability Studies (1997-2007) in Sydney, and a Research Associate at the University of Minnesota in Minneapolis, USA.

His research interests include choice, self-determination, community living, retirement and community participation, Active Support, physical activity, individual planning, deinstitutionalisation, and cost effectiveness of services. His teaching interests involve topics related to people with intellectual disability, such as community living and Active Support. He has published over 80 research articles and chapters.

His most recent book is Costs and Outcomes of Community Services for People with Intellectual Disabilities (2005). He was Editor of the Journal of Intellectual & Developmental Disability from 2003 to 2008 and is a Consulting Editor to six international research journals on intellectual disability.

He is a regular presenter at national and international conferences on intellectual disability. In 2002 he was appointed as a Fellow of the American Association on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (AAIDD) and in 2008 he was elected as a Fellow of the International Association for the Scientific Study of Intellectual Disability (IASSID).

In 2010, with colleagues from the University of Minnesota, he was awarded the awarded the NARRTC (formerly National Association of Rehabilitation Research and Training Centers) Best Paper Award for the most outstanding research paper published in 2009 by researchers from the 38 RRTCs in universities across the United States.

All Welcome


Who can attend: Anyone


Further information

Associated staff: Eric Emerson, Chris Hatton, Hannah Morgan, Janet Robertson, Bob Sapey, Carol Thomas

Organising departments and research centres: Applied Social Science, Centre for Disability Research CeDR, Division of Health Research


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