Special Needs Students
Everyone Everyday ACT
Everyone Everyday aims to positively influence attitudes and behaviours within the community by raising awareness about disability amongst ACT school students.
Gifted and Talented Students
The Gifted and Talented Students Policy 2014 reflects the ACT Government’s continued interest in pursuing the very best provisions to ensure the very best for our gifted and talented students.
The School Leavers Employment Support (SLES) Initiative
Schools for All
The Education Directorate has begun a three year program of system reform, the Schools for All Program. The Program has been established to progress work related to the 2015 report Schools for All Children and Young People: Report of the Expert Panel on Students with Complex Needs and Challenging Behaviour.
SoSAFE! is a set of visual and conceptual tools designed to promote social safety for people with an Intellectual Disability (moderate to severe range) and Autism Spectrum Disorder.
Disability Standards for Education 2005
The Disability Standards for Education 2005 (the Standards) clarify the obligations of education and training providers and seek to ensure that students with disability can access and participate in education on the same basis as other students. The Standards were formulated under the Disability Discrimination Act 1992 and came into effect in August 2005.
Positive partnerships offer workshops for parents and carers of school aged children on the autism spectrum, designed to help you foster productive school, family and community relationships to provide the best kind of support for your child.
Student with Disability Curriculum
This link provides advice to support teachers in meeting their obligations under the Disability Standards for Education 2005 (Commonwealth of Australia, 2006) (the Standards) to ensure that all students with disability are able to participate in the Australian Curriculum on the same basis as their peers through rigorous, meaningful and dignified learning programs. It builds on the general Student diversity advice and applies to all educational settings and contexts, including specialist schools and support classes.
Transition to School for children with Disabilities
Starting school is an important milestone in any child and family’s life. For families of children with developmental delay or disability, transition to school requires additional thought, time, planning and support to make the process as smooth and positive as possible.
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