Associate Professor Nathan Wilson

Associate Professor Nathan Wilson

Associate Professor,
School of Nursing and Midwifery

Biography

Nathan Wilson's research interests are in applied research that enhances the health, wellbeing and social participation of people with long-term disabilities. In particular, Dr Wilson has expertise on the intersection of disability, men’s health and sexual health with over 25 published scientific articles in the area. Dr Wilson was recently elected to the role of President of the Professional Association of Nurses in Developmental Disabilities, Australia (PANDDA): http://www.pandda.net/ 

In 2014, Dr Wilson co-edited a special journal issue on developmental disability and sexual health with Dr Michelle McCarthy, a colleague from the University of Kent, UK: http://www.tandfonline.com/toc/cjid20/current#.U4qyySiQS2U.

In addition, he has co-authored a book on Transition to Retirement for older people with a lifelong disability based on a highly successful ARC-Linkage project led by Professor Roger J Stancliffe: http://books.google.com.au/books?id=rC9ZAgAAQBAJ&pg=PA6&source=gbs_selected_pages&cad=2#v=onepage&q&f=false

Dr Wilson and Prof Stanclfife recently conducted an international webinar about this project supported by the American Association of Intellectual and Developmental Disability:

http://aaidd.org/education/education-archive/2017/03/29/default-calendar/transition-to-retirement-supporting-individuals-with-idd-in-australia-to-develop-an-active-and-socially-inclusive-retirement#.WOHbsfmGPIU

More recently, Dr Wilson co-authored with A/Prof Reinie Cordier the first ever formal review of peer reviewed literature about Men's Sheds: http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/hsc.12019/full

Dr Wilson presents regularly at national and international scientific meetings and has research collaborations with groups in Australia, New Zealand, Canada, the UK and South Africa. He is currently involved in funded research projects about: 1) identity and intellectual disability, 2) mentoring young unemployed adults with intellectual disability at Men's Sheds, 3) cross-modal community mobility of young adults with Autism Spectrum Disorder, 4) place of death and people with intellectual disability, 5) disability nursing standards of practice, and 6) toward the self-management of type 1 diabetes for people with intellectual disability.

This information has been contributed by Associate Professor Wilson.

Qualifications

  • GCertSc(Applied Statistics) Swinburne University of Technology
  • PhD University of Sydney
  • MSc University of Birmingham (UK)
  • BSS Charles Sturt University
  • RN Nurse Registration Board of NSW

Professional Memberships

  • Australasian Society for Intellectual Disability (1996)
  • Australian Men's Health Forum (2010)
  • Professional Association of Nurses in Developmental Disability Aust.. (2004 - 2018)

Interests

  • Applied Methodology
  • Disability
  • Qualitative Research Methodologies and Ethnography.
  • Social Inclusion

Organisational Unit (School / Division)

  • School of Nursing and Midwifery

Committees

  • Low and Negligible Human Research Ethics Committee

Contact

Email: N.Wilson@westernsydney.edu.au
Phone: (02) 4570 1926
Mobile:
Location: G10.G.10
Hawkesbury

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Teaching

Previous Teaching Areas

  • 401011 Research Principles for Nursing and Midwifery, 2014
  • 401014 Health Variations 2, 2014

Publications

Books

  • Stancliffe, R., Wilson, N., Gambin, N., Bigby, C. and Balandin, S. (2013), 'Transition to Retirement: A Guide to Inclusive Practice', : Sydney University Press 9781743323274.

Chapters in Books

  • Stancliffe, R., Durvasula, S., Wilson, N. and Lewis, P. (2020), 'Treatment engagement and people with intellectual disability', Wiley Handbook of Healthcare Treatment Engagement: Theory, Research and Clinical Practice, John Wiley & Sons 9781119129493.
  • Wilson, N., Frawley, P., Schaafsma, D., O'Shea, A., Kahonde, C., Thompson, V., McKenzie, J. and Charnock, D. (2019), 'Issues of sexuality and relationships', Handbook of Intellectual Disabilities: Integrating Theory, Research and Practice, Springer 9783030208424.
  • Wilson, N. and Charnock, D. (2018), 'Developmental and intellectual disability', Living with Chronic Illness and Disability: Principles for Nursing Practice, Elsevier 9780729542616.
  • Bourke-Taylor, H., Ciccarelli, M., Wilson, N., Cordier, R., O'Connell, A., Lowrie, D., Adriel, C. and Clohesy, D. (2017), 'Emerging professional practice areas', Occupational Therapy in Australia: Professional and Practice Issues, Allen & Unwin 9781925266634.
  • Stancliffe, R., Brotherton, M., O'Loughlin, K. and Wilson, N. (2017), 'Retirement', Handbook of Positive Psychology in Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities: Translating Research into Practice, Springer 9783319590653.

Journal Articles

  • Mahoney, N., Wilson, N., Buchanan, A., Milbourn, B., Hoey, C. and Cordier, R. (2020), 'Older male mentors : outcomes and perspectives of an intergenerational mentoring program for young adult males with intellectual disability', Health Promotion Journal of Australia, vol 31, no 1 , pp 16 - 25.
  • Wilson, N., Cordier, R., Milbourn, B., Mahoney, N., Hoey, C. and Buchanan, A. (2020), 'Intergenerational mentoring for young adult males with intellectual disability : intervention description and outcomes', Journal of Intellectual and Developmental Disability, vol 45, no 2 , pp 99 - 109.
  • Marks, A., Wilson, N., Blythe, S. and Johnston, C. (2020), 'The health promotion role of Australian early primary school teachers supporting students with type 1 diabetes', Health Promotion Journal of Australia, vol 31, no 2 , pp 240 - 250.
  • Kahonde, C., McKenzie, J. and Wilson, N. (2020), 'The impact of lifelong family care on family caregivers' perceptions of the sexuality of young adults with intellectual disabilities in the Western Cape of South Africa', Sexuality and Disability, vol 38, no 1 , pp 95 - 105.
  • Milbourn, B., Mahoney, N., Trimboli, C., Hoey, C., Cordier, R., Buchanan, A. and Wilson, N. (2020), '"Just one of the guys" : an application of the Occupational Wellbeing framework to graduates of a Men's Shed Program for young unemployed adult males with intellectual disability', Australian Occupational Therapy Journal, vol 67, no 2 , pp 121 - 130.
  • Brotherton, M., Stancliffe, R., Wilson, N. and O'Loughlin, K. (2020), 'Australians with intellectual disability share their experiences of retirement from mainstream employment', Journal of Applied Research in Intellectual Disabilities, vol 33, no 5 , pp 905 - 916.
  • Kersten, M., Coxon, K., Hoe, L. and Wilson, N. (2020), '"In their own time" : parents gently push their autistic youth towards independent community mobility and participation', Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, vol 50, no 8 , pp 2806 - 2818.
  • Denman, D., Wilson, N., Munro, N., Kim, J., Speyer, R. and Cordier, R. (2020), '[In Press] Factors influencing speech-language pathologists' application of terminology for describing pediatric language assessments', Communication Disorders Quarterly, .
  • Wilson, N., Riches, V., Riches, T., Durvasula, S., Rodrigues, R. and Pinto, S. (2020), '[In Press] Complex support needs profile of an adult cohort with intellectual disability transitioning from state-based service provision to NDIS-funded residential support', Journal of Intellectual and Developmental Disability, .
  • Wilson, N., Chen, Y., Mahoney, N., Buchanan, A., Marks, A. and Cordier, R. (2020), '[In Press] Experience sampling method and the everyday experiences of adults with intellectual disability : a feasibility study', Journal of Applied Research in Intellectual Disabilities, .
  • Wilson, N., Collison, J., Feighan, S., Howie, V., Whitehead, L., Wiese, M., O'Reilly, K., Jaques, H. and Lewis, P. (2020), 'A national survey of nurses who care for people with intellectual and developmental disability', Australian Journal of Advanced Nursing, vol 37, no 3 , pp 4 - 12.
  • Hetherington, D., Murphy, G., Wilson, N. and Dixon, K. (2020), 'Emergency department nurses' narratives of burnout : blurring of roles and professional identity', Australian Nursing and Midwifery Journal, vol 26, no 11 , pp 40 - 41.
  • Kersten, M., Coxon, K., Lee, H. and Wilson, N. (2020), '[In Press] Developing community mobility and driving with youth on the autism spectrum : a psychosocial perspective', Scandinavian Journal of Occupational Therapy, .
  • Wilson, N., Lin, Z., Villarosa, A. and George, A. (2019), 'Oral health status and reported oral health problems in people with intellectual disability : a literature review', Journal of Intellectual and Developmental Disability, vol 44, no 3 , pp 292 - 304.
  • Wilson, N., Lewis, P., O'Reilly, K., Wiese, M., Lin, Z., Devine, L., Booley, R., Jaques, H. and Goddard, L. (2019), 'Reframing the role, identity and standards for practice for registered nurses working in the specialty area of intellectual and developmental disability in Australia : the NDIS and beyond', Collegian, vol 26, no 1 , pp 132 - 139.
  • How, B., Smidt, A., Wilson, N., Barton, R. and Valentin, C. (2019), ''We would have missed out so much had we terminated' : what fathers of a child with Down syndrome think about current non-invasive prenatal testing for Down syndrome', Journal of Intellectual Disabilities, vol 23, no 3 , pp 290 - 309.
  • Wilson, N., Cordier, R., Parsons, R., Vaz, S. and Ciccarelli, M. (2019), 'An examination of health promotion and social inclusion activities : a cross-sectional survey of Australian community Men's Sheds', Health Promotion Journal of Australia, vol 30, no 3 , pp 371 - 380.
  • Wilson, N., Wiese, M., Lewis, P., Jaques, H. and O'Reilly, K. (2019), 'Nurses working in intellectual disability-specific settings talk about the uniqueness of their role : a qualitative study', Journal of Advanced Nursing, vol 75, no 4 , pp 812 - 822.
  • Hemsley, B., Meredtih, J., Bryant, L., Wilson, N., Higgins, I., Georgiou, A., Hill, S., Balandin, S. and McCarthy, S. (2019), 'An integrative review of stakeholder views on advance care directives (ACD) : barriers and facilitators to initiation, documentation, storage, and implementation', Patient Education and Counseling, vol 102, no 6 , pp 1067 - 1079.
  • Valentin, C., Smidt, A., Barton, R., Wilson, N. and How, B. (2019), 'Mothers of a child with Down syndrome : a qualitative analysis of the perspectives on non-invasive prenatal testing', Midwifery, vol 76 , pp 118 - 124.
  • Wiese, M., Stancliffe, R., Durvasula, S., Wilson, N., Piepers, D. and Kaszonyi, S. (2019), 'The place of death and associated variables for clients in out-of-home care in New South Wales Australia', Journal of Intellectual Disability Research, vol 63, no 7 , pp 648 - 648.
  • Lewis, P., Feighan, S., Whitehead, L., Howie, V., Collison, J., O'Reilly, K., Wiese, M., Jaques, H., Robinson, S., Rogers, I. and Wilson, N. (2019), 'Demographic profile of nurses who work with people with intellectual and developmental disability in Australia', Journal of Intellectual Disability Research, vol 63, no 7 , pp 714 - 715.
  • Wilson, N., Feighan, S., Howie, V., Whitehead, L., Collison, J., O'Reilly, K., Wiese, M., Jaques, H., Robinson, S., Rogers, I. and Lewis, P. (2019), 'A review of the roles and practice domains of Australian nurses who work with people with intellectual and developmental disability', Journal of Intellectual Disability Research, vol 63, no 7 , pp 715 - 715.
  • Wilson, N., Lewis, P., Wiese, M., O'Reilly, K., Lin, Z. and Jaques, H. (2019), 'The role of nurses in a rapidly changing Australian disability policy landscape', Journal of Intellectual Disability Research, vol 63, no 7 , pp 714 - 714.
  • Wiese, M., Curryer, B., Stancliffe, R., Wilson, N. and Clayton, J. (2019), 'Multidisciplinary palliative care team experiences when caring for people with intellectual disability who are dying', Journal of Intellectual Disability Research, vol 63, no 7 , pp 648 - 648.
  • Carter, R., Halcomb, E., Ramjan, L., Wilson, N., Glew, P. and Salamonson, Y. (2019), 'Does the use of annotated exemplars by nursing students predict academic performance? : a cohort study', Nurse Education Today, vol 80 , pp 34 - 39.
  • Lewis, P., Wilson, N., Jaques, H., O'Reilly, K. and Wiese, M. (2019), 'A qualitative study of nurses' perspectives of caring for children with intellectual disability and their families in a paediatric acute care setting', Journal of Child Health Care, vol 23, no 4 , pp 639 - 651.
  • Parsons, D., Wilson, N., Vaz, S., Lee, H. and Cordier, R. (2019), 'Appropriateness of the TOBY application, an iPad intervention for children with autism spectrum disorder : a thematic approach', Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, vol 49, no 10 , pp 4053 - 4066.
  • Wilson, N., Lin, Z., Villarosa, A., Lewis, P., Philip, P., Sumar, B. and George, A. (2019), 'Countering the poor oral health of people with intellectual and develoopmental disability : a scoping literature review', BMC Public Health, vol 19, no 1 .
  • Lewis, P., Collison, J., Whitehead, L., Howie, V., Feighan, S., Wiese, M., O'Reilly, K., Jaques, H. and Wilson, N. (2019), 'Demographic profile of the intellectual disability nursing workforce in Australia : findings from a national survey', Journal of Intellectual and Developmental Disability, vol 45, no 3 , pp 264 - 268.
  • Van Zuylen, M., Lee, H., Wilson, N., Chee, D., Vaz, S. and Sun, Q. (2019), 'Investigating the driving behaviours of learner drivers with autism spectrum disorder : an on-road assessment with global navigation satellite system data', Advances in Transportation Studies, vol 51 , pp 35 - 46.
  • Wilson, N., Cordier, R., Ciccarelli, M., MacCallum, J., Milbourn, B., Vaz, S., Joosten, A., Buchanan, A., McAuliffe, T. and Stancliffe, R. (2018), 'Intergenerational mentoring at Men's Sheds : a feasibility study', Journal of Applied Research in Intellectual Disabilities, vol 31, no 1 , pp 105 - 117.
  • Wilson, N., Macdonald, J., Hayman, B., Bright, A., Frawley, P. and Gallego, G. (2018), 'A narrative review of the literature about people with intellectual disability who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, intersex or questioning', Journal of Intellectual Disabilities, vol 22, no 2 , pp 171 - 196.
  • O'Reilly, K., Wilson, N. and Peters, K. (2018), 'Narrative literature review : health, activity and participation issues for women following traumatic brain injury', Disability and Rehabilitation, vol 40, no 19 , pp 2331 - 2342.
  • O'Reilly, K., Peters, K., Wilson, N. and Kwok, C. (2018), 'Use of pragmatism to explore women's experiences of traumatic brain injury : a kaleidoscopic view of the world', Nurse Researcher, vol 25, no 4 , pp 21 - 25.
  • Marks, A., Wilson, N., Blythe, S. and Johnston, C. (2018), 'Facilitation of intensive insulin therapy in the early primary school setting : narratives of Australian diabetes educators', Comprehensive Child and Adolescent Nursing, vol 41, no 3 , pp 213 - 227.
  • Jaques, H., Lewis, P., O'Reilly, K., Wiese, M. and Wilson, N. (2018), 'Understanding the contemporary role of the intellectual disability nurse : a review of the literature', Journal of Clinical Nursing, vol 27, no 21-22 , pp 3858 - 3871.
  • Wilson, N., Smidt, A. and Tehan, M. (2018), 'Health and social policies for Australian men and boys with intellectual and developmental disability : a health and wellbeing double jeopardy?', International Journal of Men's Social and Community Health, vol 1, no Special Issue 1 , pp 6 - 13.
  • Kahonde, C., McKenzie, J. and Wilson, N. (2018), 'Discourse of needs versus discourse of rights : family caregivers responding to the sexuality of young South African adults with intellectual disability', Culture, Health and Sexuality, vol 21, no 3 , pp 278 - 293.
  • Wilson, N., Lee, H., Vaz, S., Vindin, P. and Cordier, R. (2018), 'Scoping review of the driving behaviour of and driver training programs for people on the autism spectrum', Behavioural Neurology, vol 2018 .
  • O'Reilly, K., Lewis, P., Wiese, M., Goddard, L., Trip, H., Conder, J., Charnock, D., Lin, Z., Jaques, H. and Wilson, N. (2018), 'An exploration of the practice, policy and legislative issues of the specialist area of nursing people with intellectual disability : a scoping review', Nursing Inquiry, vol 25, no 4 .
  • How, B., Smidt, A., Wilson, N., Barton, R. and Valentin, C. (2018), 'Lo que los padres varones de un hijo con sindrome de Down piensan sobre el actual test prenatal no invasivo para el sindrome de Down', Revista Sindrome de Down, vol 35, no 3 , pp 92 - 110.
  • Wilson, N., Lewis, P., Wiese, M., O'Reilly, K. and Jaques, H. (2018), 'Redeveloping the professional practice standards for nursing people with intellectual disability (ID) : mapping the diversity of ID nursing practice', Journal of Applied Research in Intellectual Disabilities, vol 31, no 4 , pp 585 - 585.
  • O'Reilly, K., Wilson, N., Lewis, P., Wiese, M. and Jaques, H. (2018), 'A 30-year overview of the uniqueness and diversity of intellectual disability (ID) nursing as reported by the research literature', Journal of Applied Research in Intellectual Disabilities, vol 31, no 4 , pp 585 - 585.
  • Lewis, P., Wiese, M., Jaques, H., O'Reilly, K. and Wilson, N. (2018), 'Nurses working in disability-specific settings and/or roles : perceptions about caring for people with intellectual disability', Journal of Applied Research in Intellectual Disabilities, vol 31, no 4 , pp 586 - 586.
  • Lewis, P., Gaffney, R. and Wilson, N. (2017), 'A narrative review of acute care nurses' experiences nursing patients with intellectual disability : underprepared, communication barriers and ambiguity about the role of caregivers', Journal of Clinical Nursing, vol 26, no 11-12 , pp 1473 - 1484.
  • Wilson, N., Jaques, H., Johnson, A. and Brotherton, M. (2017), 'From social exclusion to supported inclusion : adults with intellectual disability discuss their lived experiences of a structured social group', Journal of Applied Research in Intellectual Disabilities, vol 30, no 5 , pp 847 - 858.
  • Misan, G., Oosterbroek, C. and Wilson, N. (2017), 'Informing health promotion in rural men's sheds by examination of participant health status, concerns, interests, knowledge and behaviours', Health Promotion Journal of Australia, vol 28, no 3 , pp 207 - 216.
  • Walker, C., Wilson, N., Ramjan, L. and Glew, P. (2017), 'Unleashing the potential and pitfalls of the iPad on undergraduate nursing students in tertiary education', Journal of the Australian and New Zealand Student Services Association, vol 25, no 2 , pp 39 - 50.
  • O'Reilly, K., Wilson, N., Kwok, C. and Peters, K. (2017), 'FIT 4 PURPOSE : designing and distributing the Women with Traumatic Brain Injury Survey', Journal of the Australasian Rehabilitation Nurses Association, vol 20, no 3 , pp 8 - 13.
  • Wilson, N., Cordier, R., Parsons, R., Vaz, S. and Buchanan, A. (2016), 'Men with disabilities : a cross sectional survey of health promotion, social inclusion and participation at community Men's Sheds', Disability and Health Journal, vol 9, no 1 , pp 118 - 126.
  • Brotherton, M., Stancliffe, R., Wilson, N. and O'Loughlin, K. (2016), 'Supporting workers with intellectual disability in mainstream employment to transition to a socially inclusive retirement', Journal of Intellectual and Developmental Disability, vol 41, no 1 , pp 75 - 80.
  • Rahja, M., Newton Scanlan, J., Wilson, N. and Cordier, R. (2016), 'Fostering transition to adulthood for young Australian males : an exploratory study of Men's Sheds' intergenerational mentoring programmes', Australian Occupational Therapy Journal, vol 63, no 3 , pp 175 - 185.
  • Cordier, R., Wilson, N., Stancliffe, R., MacCallum, J., Vaz, S., Buchanan, A., Ciccarelli, M. and Falkmer, T. (2016), 'Formal intergenerational mentoring at Australian Men's Sheds : a targeted survey about mentees, mentors, programmes and quality', Health and Social Care in the Community, vol 24, no 6 , pp 131 - 143.
  • Cordier, R., Mcauliffe, T., Wilson, N., Totino, R., Dender, A., Smith, C. and Stephens, M. (2016), 'The appropriateness and feasibility of an online e-Portfolio for assessment of undergraduate allied health students', Australian Occupational Therapy Journal, vol 63, no 3 , pp 154 - 163.
  • Thompson, V., Stancliffe, R., Broom, A. and Wilson, N. (2016), 'Clinicians' use of sexual knowledge assessment tools for people with intellectual disability', Journal of Intellectual and Developmental Disability, vol 41, no 3 , pp 243 - 254.
  • Wilson, N. and Frawley, P. (2016), 'Transition staff discuss sex education and support for young men and women with intellectual and developmental disability', Journal of Intellectual and Developmental Disability, vol 41, no 3 , pp 209 - 221.
  • Perre, N., Wilson, N., Smith-Merry, J. and Murphy, G. (2016), 'Australian university students' perceptions of mental illness: a qualitative study', Journal of the Australian and New Zealand Student Services Association, vol 48 , pp 1 - 13.
  • Frawley, P. and Wilson, N. (2016), 'Young people with intellectual disability talking about sexuality education and information', Sexuality and Disability, vol 34, no 4 , pp 469 - 484.
  • Thompson, V., Stancliffe, R., Wilson, N. and Broom, A. (2016), 'The content, usefulness and usability of sexual knowledge assessment tools for people with intellectual disability', Sexuality and Disability, vol 34, no 4 , pp 495 - 512.
  • Roger, K., Nurmi, M., Wilson, N., Mackenzie, C. and Oliffe, J. (2016), 'Community development and older men's programming: an international case study', International Journal of Community Development, vol 4, no 2 , pp 50 - 62.
  • Wilson, N., McKenzie, J. and Kahonde, C. (2016), 'Commentary on "The experiences and needs of mothers supporting young adolescents with intellectual disabilities through puberty and emerging sexuality" (O'Neill, Lima, Thomson Bowe, & Newall, 2015)', Research and Practice in Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities, vol 3, no 1 , pp 48 - 53.
  • Hansji, N., Wilson, N. and Cordier, R. (2015), 'Men's Sheds : enabling environments for Australian men living with and without long-term disabilities', Health and Social Care in the Community, vol 23, no 3 , pp 272 - 281.
  • Cantrill, A., Wilkes-Gillan, S., Bundy, A., Cordier, R. and Wilson, N. (2015), 'An eighteen-month follow-up of a pilot parent-delivered play-based intervention to improve the social play skills of children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder and their playmates', Australian Occupational Therapy Journal, vol 62, no 3 , pp 197 - 207.
  • Stancliffe, R., Bigby, C., Balandin, S., Wilson, N. and Craig, D. (2015), 'Transition to retirement and participation in mainstream community groups using active mentoring : a feasibility and outcomes evaluation with a matched comparison group', Journal of Intellectual Disability Research, vol 59, no 8 , pp 703 - 718.
  • Culph, J., Wilson, N., Cordier, R. and Stancliffe, R. (2015), 'Men's Sheds and the experience of depression in older Australian men', Australian Occupational Therapy Journal, vol 62, no 5 , pp 306 - 315.
  • Wilson, N., Cordier, R., Doma, K., Misan, G. and Vaz, S. (2015), 'Men's Sheds function and philosophy : towards a framework for future research and men's health promotion', Health Promotion Journal of Australia, vol 26, no 2 , pp 133 - 141.
  • Wilson, N., Stancliffe, R., Gambin, N., Craig, D., Bigby, C. and Balandin, S. (2015), 'A case study about the supported participation of older men with lifelong disability at Australian community-based Men's Sheds', Journal of Intellectual and Developmental Disability, .
  • Vaz, S., Wilson, N., Falkmer, M., Sim, A., Scott, M., Cordier, R. and Falkmer, T. (2015), 'Factors associated with primary school teachers' attitudes towards the inclusion of students with disabilities', PLoS One, vol 10, no 8 .
  • Bigby, C., Wilson, N., Stancliffe, R., Balandin, S., Craig, D. and Gambin, N. (2014), 'An effective program design to support older workers with intellectual disability to participate individually in community groups', Journal of Policy and Practice in Intellectual Disabilities, vol 11, no 2 , pp 117 - 127.
  • Cordier, R. and Wilson, N. (2014), 'Community-based Men's Sheds : promoting male health, wellbeing and social inclusion in an international context', Health Promotion International, .
  • Cordier, R. and Wilson, N. (2014), 'Mentoring at Men's Sheds : an international survey about a community approach to health and well-being', Health and Social Care in the Community, vol 22, no 3 , pp 249 - 258.
  • Stancliffe, R., Wilson, N., Bigby, C., Balandin, S. and Craig, D. (2014), 'Responsiveness to self-report questions about loneliness : a comparison of mainstream and intellectual disability-specific instruments', Journal of Intellectual Disability Research, vol 58, no 5 , pp 399 - 405.
  • Wilson, N. and Plummer, D. (2014), 'Towards supporting a healthy masculine sexuality : utilising mainstream male health policy and masculinity theory', Journal of Intellectual and Developmental Disability, vol 39, no 2 , pp 132 - 136.
  • Thompson, V., Stancliffe, R., Broom, A. and Wilson, N. (2014), 'Barriers to sexual health provision for people with intellectual disability : a disability service provider and clinician perspective', Journal of Intellectual and Developmental Disability, vol 39, no 2 , pp 137 - 146.
  • Wilson, N., Cordier, R. and Wilkes-Gillan, S. (2014), 'Men's sheds and mentoring programs : supporting teenage boys' connection with school', International Journal of Men's Health, vol 13, no 2 , pp 92 - 100.
  • McCarthy, M. and Wilson, N. (2014), 'Introduction to the special series of papers on sexual health and sexuality', Journal of Intellectual and Developmental Disability, vol 39, no 2 , pp 123 - 123.
  • Chng, J., Stancliffe, R., Wilson, N. and Anderson, K. (2013), 'Engagement in retirement : an evaluation of the effect of Active Mentoring on engagement of older adults with intellectual disability in mainstream community groups', Journal of Intellectual Disability Research, vol 57, no 12 , pp 1130 - 1142.
  • Wilson, N. and Cordier, R. (2013), 'A narrative review of Men's Sheds literature : reducing social isolation and promoting men's health and well-being', Health and Social Care in the Community, vol 21, no 5 , pp 451 - 463.
  • Wilson, N., Parmenter, T., Stancliffe, R. and Shuttleworth, R. (2013), 'From diminished men to conditionally masculine : sexuality and Australian men and adolescent boys with intellectual disability', Culture, Health and Sexuality, vol 15, no 6 , pp 738 - 751.
  • Wilson, N., Cordier, R. and Wilson Whatley, L. (2013), 'Older male mentors' perceptions of a Men's Shed intergenerational mentoring program', Australian Occupational Therapy Journal, vol 60, no 6 , pp 416 - 426.
  • Wilson, N., Bigby, C., Stancliffe, R., Balandin, S., Craig, D. and Anderson, K. (2013), 'Mentors' experiences of using the Active Mentoring model to support older adults with intellectual disability to participate in community groups', Journal of Intellectual and Developmental Disability, vol 38, no 4 , pp 344 - 355.
  • Stancliffe, R., Bigby, C., Balandin, S. and Wilson, N. (2013), 'Transition to retirement', Policy Bulletin, vol 2 , pp 1 - 11.
  • Stancliffe, R., Wilson, N., Bigby, C., Gambin, N., Balandin, S. and Craig, D. (2013), 'Self-determination and transition to retirement', National Gateway to Self-Determination, vol 5 , pp 14 - 16.
  • Wilson, N., Shuttleworth, R., Stancliffe, R. and Parmenter, T. (2012), 'Masculinity theory in applied research with men and boys with intellectual disability', Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities, vol 50, no 3 , pp 261 - 272.
  • Shuttleworth, R., Wedgwood, N. and Wilson, N. (2012), 'The dilemma of disabled masculinity', Men and Masculinities, vol 15, no 2 , pp 174 - 194.
  • Wilson, N., Stancliffe, R., Bigby, C., Gambin, N., Craig, D. and Balandin, S. (2012), 'Creating opportunities for social inclusion', Catholic Care Social Services: Diocese of Parramatta, vol 18/05/2012 .
  • Wilson, N., Stancliffe, R., Bigby, C., Gambin, N., Craig, D. and Balandin, S. (2012), 'Transition to retirement : creating opportunities for social inclusion', Frontline Initiative, vol 10, no 3 , pp 7 - 7.
  • Wilson, N., Stancliffe, R., Bigby, C., Gambin, N., Craig, D. and Balandin, S. (2012), 'Creating opportunities for social inclusion : insights from a research project that supported older adults with a lifelong disability to join local community or volunteer groups', Voice, vol April , pp 4 - 6.
  • Bigby, C., Wilson, N., Balandin, S. and Stancliffe, R. (2011), 'Disconnected expectations : staff, family, and supported employee perspectives about retirement', Journal of Intellectual and Developmental Disability, vol 36, no 3 , pp 167 - 174.
  • Wilson, N., Stancliffe, R., Parmenter, T. and Shuttleworth, R. (2011), 'Gendered service delivery : a masculine and feminine perspective on staff gender', Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities, vol 49, no 5 , pp 341 - 351.
  • Wilson, N., Parmenter, T., Stancliffe, R. and Shuttleworth, R. (2011), 'Conditionally sexual : men and teenage boys with moderate to profound intellectual disability', Sexuality and Disability, vol 29, no 3 , pp 275 - 289.
  • Wilson, N., Stancliffe, R., Bigby, C., Balandin, S. and Craig, D. (2010), 'The potential for active mentoring to support the transition into retirement for older adults with a lifelong disability', Journal of Intellectual and Developmental Disability, vol 35, no 3 , pp 211 - 214.
  • Wilson, N., Parmenter, T., Stancliffe, R., Shuttleworth, R. and Parker, D. (2010), 'A masculine perspective of gendered topics in the research literature on males and females with intellectual disability', Journal of Intellectual and Developmental Disability, vol 35, no 1 , pp 1 - 8.
  • Wilson, N., Cumella, S., Parmenter, T., Stancliffe, R. and Shuttleworth, R. (2009), 'Penile hygiene : puberty, paraphimosis and personal care for men and boys with an intellectual disability', Journal of Intellectual Disability Research, vol 53, no 2 , pp 106 - 114.
  • Wilson, N. (2005), 'Men, health and intellectual disability : the current status', The Journal of the Association of Practitioners in Learning Disabilities, vol 21, no 3 , pp 6 - 13.

Other Publications

  • 2020, 'The Experiences of Young Autistic Adults in Using Metropolitan Public Transport', Report
  • 2019, 'Report of the Research Project: Building Sustainable Supports for Young Unemployed Men with Intellectual Disability Through Intergenerational Mentoring at Men's Sheds', Report
  • 2019, 'Using Experience Sampling Methods to Understand Everyday Experiences of Adults with Intellectual Disability', Report
  • 2019, 'A National Survey of Australian Nurses Who Work With People with Intellectual and Developmental Disability', Report
  • 2018, 'Report of the Research Project: Underpinning the Development of Future Intellectual and Developmental Disability Nursing Standards: For Professional Association Of Nurses In Developmental Disability, Australia (PANDDA) INC.', Report
  • 2018, 'Analysis of the Client Death Notification (CDN) Database: Report to NSW Family & Community Services', Report

Current Projects

Title: Redevelopment of the PANDDA Standards: 2020 and Beyond
Funder:
  • Professional Association of Nurses in Developmental Disability, Australia
Western Researchers: Nathan Wilson and Peter Lewis
Years: 2020-05-01 - 2020-12-31
ID: P00026496

Previous Projects

Title: Achieve Australia Clinical Review Project
Funder:
  • The Centre for Disability Studies Limited
Western Researchers: Nathan Wilson
Years: 2018-04-22 - 2019-01-31
ID: P00025026
Title: A National Survey of Australian Nurses who Work with People With Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities
Funder:
  • Professional Association of Nurses in Developmental Disability, Australia
Western Researchers: Nathan Wilson, Peter Lewis, Michele Wiese, James Collison and Kate O'Reilly
Years: 2018-08-01 - 2019-07-31
ID: P00025154
Title: Analysis of NSW Family and Community Services Client Death Notification (CDN) Database
Funder:
  • Department of Family and Community Services
Western Researchers: Michele Wiese and Nathan Wilson
Years: 2017-04-10 - 2018-04-30
ID: P00023840
Title: Improving independence in driving for people with Autism Spectrum Disorder
Funder:
  • Autism CRC Ltd
Western Researchers: Nathan Wilson
Years: 2016-01-01 - 2020-06-30
ID: P00023554
Title: Enhancing capacity of individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder to use public transportation
Funder:
  • Autism CRC Ltd
Western Researchers: Nathan Wilson
Years: 2016-07-01 - 2020-06-30
ID: P00023555
Title: Underpinning the development of future intellectual and developmental disability nursing standards
Funder:
  • Professional Association of Nurses in Developmental Disability, Australia
Western Researchers: Nathan Wilson, Peter Lewis, Michele Wiese and Kate O'Reilly
Years: 2017-03-31 - 2018-05-31
ID: P00023951
Title: Living with type 1 diabetes and intellectual disability: Towards a self-management intervention that fosters inclusion and participation in society
Funder:
  • Endeavour Foundation
Western Researchers: Nathan Wilson and Anne Marks
Years: 2017-05-25 - 2019-07-31
ID: P00024050
Title: Reducing lifelong disadvantage for youth with intellectual disability through intergenerational mentoring at Men's Sheds: A pilot study [via Therapy Focus & Curtin Uni - no funding to Western Sydney Uni]
Funder:
  • Disability Services Commission WA
Western Researchers: Nathan Wilson
Years: 2015-03-01 - 2015-09-30
ID: P00022942
Title: Young Adults Living with Learning (Intellectual) Disabilities (YALLiD) [via Uni of Nottingham - no funding to Western Sydney Uni]
Funder:
  • The Institute of Mental Health, Nottingham
Western Researchers: Nathan Wilson
Years: 2015-10-05 - 2018-04-30
ID: P00023591
Title: Men's Shed Mentoring Project
Funder:
  • Disability Services Commission WA
Western Researchers: Nathan Wilson
Years: 2017-10-05 - 2019-11-01
ID: P00024565
Title: Toward an NDIS-ready practice and economic framework for the role of nurses who care for people with intellectual disability
Funder:
  • Achieve Australia
  • Professional Association of Nurses in Developmental Disability, Australia
Western Researchers: Nathan Wilson and Peter Lewis
Years: 2019-05-31 - 2020-06-01
ID: P00025936

Supervision

Current Supervision

Thesis Title: What the Health, Activity and Partipation Issues are for Australian Women Following a Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)
Field of Research:
Thesis Title: Cross modal community transport mobility in adults on the autism spectrum
Field of Research:
Thesis Title: Improving independence in driving for people with Autism Spectrum Disorder.
Field of Research:
Thesis Title: Type 1 Diabetes in Australian Primary Schools
Field of Research:
Thesis Title: Quality of Prevention of Mother to Child Transmission of HIV services at Public Health Facilities of Southern, Ethiopia.
Field of Research:

Previous Supervision

Thesis Title: Emergency Department Nurses' Changing Roles and Boundaries: Narratives of Burnout
Field of Research: Nursing
Thesis Title: Stressors and Coping Strategies for Emergency Department Nurses in New South Wales of Australia
Field of Research: Mothercraft Nursing And Family & Child Health Nursing

Media

Title: Research Report
Description: Using Experience Sampling Methods to Understand Everyday Experiences of Adults with Intellectual Disability
Title: Research Report
Description: A national survey of Australian nurses who work with people with intellectual and developmental disability
Title: Research Report
Description: BUILDING SUSTAINABLE SUPPORTS FOR YOUNG UNEMPLOYED MEN WITH INTELLECTUAL DISABILITY THROUGH INTERGENERATIONAL MENTORING AT MEN???S SHEDS
Title: Research Report
Description: Underpinning the Development of Future Intellectual and Developmental Disability Nursing Standards: For Professional Association Of Nurses In Developmental Disability, Australia (PANDDA) INC.
Title: Submission to
Description: This submission is on behalf of the Professional Association of Nurses in Developmental Disability Australia (PANDDA) Inc.

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