Dyslexia Awareness in Education March 2021

Dyslexia Awareness in Education March 2021 The Dear Dyslexic Foundation is celebrating dyslexic awareness in education in March 2021 going live with the DHub  learning management system and their first eLearning Course Dyslexia in the Workplace  March. Throughout the month of March there will be  tips and tricks to support the tertiary [...]

By |2021-03-02T19:35:00+00:00March 2nd, 2021|Events, Resources|0 Comments

Australia’s first Career Development Learning (CDL) Hub for students with disability

NCSEHE-led project to establish Australia’s first dedicated national Career Development Learning Hub for students with disability A new National Careers Institute (NCI) Partnership Grant project led by the NCSEHE will establish Australia’s first Career Development Learning (CDL) Hub for students with disability. The CDL Hub will provide an accessible range [...]

By |2021-02-16T01:51:44+00:00February 16th, 2021|Articles, Resources|0 Comments

Host NDIS info sessions and workshops

What is this all about? Australian Federation of Disability Organisations (AFDO) has funding to host 47 information sessions all over Australia and online between May and December this year. The workshop information and booklets are all ready to go - but we need a few more people with disability from different parts [...]

By |2021-01-27T00:52:26+00:00January 26th, 2021|Events, Resources|0 Comments

School Leavers Information Kit & School Leavers Information Service

To support young people as they prepare to leave school, the School Leavers Information Kit and the School Leavers Information Service provide tailored careers information to help young people understand their education, training and work pathways. Both initiatives are funded through the Australian Government’s Enhanced Support for School Leavers measure [...]

By |2021-01-25T01:01:34+00:00January 25th, 2021|Resources|0 Comments

Breaking down barriers into the workforce for people with a disability and mental illness

The Morrison Government is investing in innovative strategies to address the barriers preventing people with mental illness and disability from finding and keeping a job. Minister for Families and Social Services Anne Ruston said the Government has committed an additional $45.7 million to extend two programs dedicated to helping young [...]

By |2021-01-24T21:35:27+00:00January 24th, 2021|Articles, Policy, Resources|0 Comments

Orientation for External Support Workers in Tertiary Settings

This program focuses on the roles and responsibilities of workers who are externally employed (paid or unpaid) by individuals and organisations to provide support to students with disability in tertiary settings. The program aims to develop your understanding of how you can best provide this support and manage your responsibilities.​ [...]

By |2020-12-22T03:59:12+00:00December 22nd, 2020|Professional development, Resources|0 Comments

Guidelines – Supporting Deaf and Hard of Hearing Students Online

These guidelines have been written by a team of disability, accessibility and education design specialists, many of whom are Deaf and hard of hearing themselves, to address the challenges around the provision of inclusive online education exacerbated by COVID-19. If you are a disability practitioner, educator (e.g. teacher of the [...]

By |2020-12-22T03:34:32+00:00December 22nd, 2020|Resources|0 Comments

Victorian state disability plan 2021 -24- Consultations open

Consultation for the next state disability plan re-opened on 3 December 2020 on International Day of People with Disability after a break during the year due to coronavirus (COVID-19).  This years  international day of people with disability is “Building Back Better: toward a disability-inclusive, accessible and sustainable post COVID-1 World”. Coronavirus [...]

By |2020-12-14T00:40:11+00:00December 14th, 2020|Events, Policy, Resources|0 Comments

International Day of People with Disability 2020

The International Day of Persons with Disabilities (IDPD) is annually observed on 3 December to promote the full and equal participation of persons with disabilities and to take action for the inclusion of persons with disabilities in all aspects of society and development. This year, the International Day of Persons [...]

By |2020-12-14T00:17:13+00:00December 14th, 2020|Articles, Policy, Research, Resources|0 Comments