Further useful links

The Australian Disability Clearinghouse on Education and Training (ADCET) provides information about inclusive teaching and support services for people with disability in the postsecondary education and training sector.

Careertips.net.au has been developed specifically as an information guide, resource kit and referral source for people with disabilities who are in their final years of school, who are about to commence or are undertaking vocational education and training (VET) studies, or university studies, or have recently graduated from one of these pathways.


Information on DARE (Disability Access Route to Education) - www.accesscollege.ie

Good Practice Guidelines Ahead - http://www.ahead.ie/documents/AHEAD_Good_Practice_Guidelines.pdf

Educational Support Worker Handbook - http://www.ahead.ie/documents/ESWPACK2007.pdf

Dawn Handbook - Teaching Students with Disabilities: Guidelines for Academic Staff http://access.nuim.ie/sites/access.nuim.ie/files/DAWN%20Handbook%20for%20Academic%20Staff.pdf



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