• Inclusive Education

Disability Discrimination Act (DDA) & the Disability Standards for Education (DSE)

PL # 11563.
Starting on 25 Jul 2018
Cancellation permitted until 20/07/2018
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For Members$25
Registration Close Date 20/07/2018
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Registrations open to

  • AISWA Member Schools (non-CEO)

Description

The Disability Discrimination Act (1992) and the Disability Standards for Education (2005) are important pieces of federal legislation that schools should consider when enrolling and catering for students with disabilities and learning difficulties. The DSE was recently reviewed and a major finding was that schools continue to misunderstand their legal obligations and need further support to meet these obligations into the future. This session will examine the legislation and offer guidelines in the areas that school leaders and teachers may wish to consider when reviewing their policies and procedures.

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Presenters

Lynne Nixon (AISWA Staff)

Inclusive Education Consultant

Lynne joined the Inclusive Education team at AISWA in April 2017. She has worked in the fields of both education and small business. Lynne completed her Diploma of Teaching (Primary) including studies in Special Education in NSW and taught there for a number of years. After time running a small family business and moving to Perth, Lynne returned to teaching in the role of Special Needs EA. She has since had a variety of roles within schools including learning support teacher and coordinator, supporting teachers in working with students with disabilities, curriculum coordinator including differentiation and support to particularly cater for children with learning needs. During her time as a Principal, Lynne has been passionate about creating an inclusive school culture and community. She has also been involved in supporting school leaders and school registration particularly in the area of Child Protection and Disabilities.   

Segments

Event Segment

Date / Time

25/07/2018
Starts: 13:00
Finishes: 15:00

Address

AISWA Seminar Room (First Floor)
Suite 5, 41 Walters Drive
Osborne Park WA 6017
Australia

Parking

Parking bays are available on Walters Drive (max. fee is $5.00 p/day). Alternatively, public transport is available via train & bus: Joondalup Line – Stop at Glendalough Station. Bus transfers: Bus no. 407, Bus stop: 25350

Course Number

10

Learning Area

  • Inclusive Education

School Area

  • Early Childhood (PK - 2)
  • Middle Primary (3-6)
  • Secondary (7-10)
  • Senior Secondary (11 - 12)

Event Contact

AITSL Standards