Teaching tools and resources
Structured teaching resources – From Autism CRC.
Victorian Inclusion Agency video resources – This set of online resources provides guidance to early and middle childhood educators on inclusive practices in education and care. (Victorian Inclusion Agency, Dec 2018)
Inclusive Classroom School Resource – this Inclusive Classroom School Resource assists teachers and schools to work together with families to create inclusive educational experiences for children with a disability. By Association for Children with Disability
Teachers’ Toolkit – This toolkit helps teachers provide an inclusive education to students with communication support needs. (Communication Rights Australia).
KidsMatter – Archived webinars to support students in primary education.
Protective practices for staff in their interactions with children and young people – Department for Education / Catholic Education South Australia.
Training materials for teachers of learners with severe, profound and complex learning difficulties – Various modules on child development, supporting families, quality of life, communication and interaction, assessment, monitoring and evaluation, augmentative and assistive strategies, positive behaviour support strategies, emotional well-being, and neuro-science.
Reports and Guidelines
Improving Educational Outcomes for Children with Disability in Victoria Report (Jenkin. E, Spivakovsky. C, Joseph. S, and Smith. M) 29 June 2018 – This research applies a human rights analysis to the experiences of children with disability in the Victorian mainstream government school system.
Education Experiences of Children and Young People with Disabilities in Australia – results from survey by Children and Young People with Disability Australia (CYDA).
Inclusive Education for Students with Disabilities – A review of the best evidence in relation to theory and practice, 2013.
Access to real learning: the impact of policy, funding and culture on students with disability, January 2016. An inquiry into current levels of access and attainment for students with disability in the school system disability’.
Post school transition – the experiences of students with disability by Children with Disabilities Australia, 2015.
NDIS related resources
Education / NDIS – Information about waht NDIS funds and Education funds.
NDIS pre-planning toolkit for higher or vocational education and training – Eight resources have been developed to help students with disability prepare for attending university or vocational education and training. National Disability Coordination Office.
NDIS School Leavers Employment Support (SLES) – School Leaver Employment Supports (SLES) is an early intervention approach for Year 12 school leavers. It’s designed to support their transition from school to employment.