Education

News and opinion on education for people with disability.

Flood’s foreign travels will collect evidence to push government on inclusion

To visit and learn from the school systems in the Canadian city of Toronto and the province of New Brunswick, and in Finland that shows how a truly inclusive system can be achieved.

UK MPs’ inquiry into SEN support ignores inclusive education

The inquiry by the Commons education select committee will investigate the impact of major reforms to the special educational needs and disability (SEND) system that were introduced four years ago through the Children and Families Act.

Visa policy for overseas students with a disability is nonsensical and...

if you are an overseas student with a disability or health issue, or have an accompanying family member with a similar condition, you are at serious risk of having your visa refused to study in Australia.

The School for Social Entrepreneurs Australia to close its doors

Some very sad news that the School For Social Enterprise Australia is closing down. We are personally benefitting from the SSE and the Macquarie Kickstarter program.

“He ain’t special, he’s my brother” – Time to ditch the...

It is time we stopped describing disabled people as "special" and stopped calling their reasonable adjustment needs as "special needs" - it is offensive.

Parents furious to find out children were put in small, dark...

Unfortunately here is an example of restraint and isolation being used in New Zealand to "educate" autistic children.

Supporting students with autism in the classroom: what teachers need to...

Advice for parents and teachers of Autistic children to cater for them in the school classroom.

School is not always a safe place for students with disability...

School teachers are struggling to adequately support students with complex needs and school environments allow abuse to occur.

Three Tips to Make Classrooms Mobility Device Friendly

Tips for creating an inclusive and accessible educational environment.

Disability Inclusion in education: Schools For All Guide

A comprehensive guide to disability integration in mainstream schools and education - developed by parents of children with disabilities.

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