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Resource Title Our Rights Reasonable Adjustments What's Fair Working Together
Australian Human Rights Commission Complaints Process
The AHRC assesses complaints under disability legislation.
© Australian Human Rights Commission, available under CC BY 3.0 licence.
    *"That's Not Fair!"  
Choosing a Kindergarten
What to think about when choosing a kindergarten.
© Association for Children with a Disability. Used with permission.
Enrolment and Participation      
Communication
How parents, carers or other associates can keep in touch with education providers.
© Association for Children with a Disability. Used with permission.
      Communication
Disability Discrimination Act 1992
Commonwealth legislation supporting the rights of people with disability.
*Australian Law      
Disability Standards for Education 2005 with Guidance Notes
Commonwealth legislation supporting the rights of people with disability in education settings.
© Commonwealth of Australia 2006.
*Australian Law      
Disability Standards for Education Fact Sheet 1
Brief overview of the Disability Discrimination Act 1992.
CC BY 3.0 AU Department of Education at https://docs.education.gov.au/node/35941
*Australian Law      
Disability Standards for Education Fact Sheet 2
Brief overview of the Disability Standards for Education 2005.
CC BY 3.0 AU Department of Education at https://docs.education.gov.au/node/35943
*Australian Law      
Disability Standards for Education Fact Sheet 3
Why partnerships between schools and home are important.
CC BY 3.0 AU Department of Education at https://docs.education.gov.au/node/35945
      *Communication
Disability Standards for Education Fact Sheet 4
Ideas for how to make consultations work.
CC BY 3.0 AU Department of Education at https://docs.education.gov.au/node/35947
  *Consulting on Adjustments    
Disability Standards for Education Fact Sheet 5
How to make a formal complaint.
CC BY 3.0 AU Department of Education at https://docs.education.gov.au/node/35949
    *"That's Not Fair!"  
Embracing Diversity
What does it look like when schools embrace diversity?
*Discrimination      
Going to School
Choices and decisions to be made when enrolling at a new school.
© Association for Children with a Disability. Used with permission.
Enrolment and Participation      
I Can Help Mac Communicate!
Checklist to support communication using adaptive technology and non-verbal strategies.
© Gina Wilson-Burns. Available under CC BY-NC-ND 2.5 AU licence.
  *What's Reasonable?    
In brief: Disability Discrimination Act 1992 *Australian Law      
In brief: Disability Standards for Education 2005 *Australian Law      
In brief: If You Are a Student with Disability and Things Aren't Going Well     *"That's Not Fair!"  
In brief: Reasonable Adjustments   *Consulting on Adjustments    
In brief: What's Fair?     *On the Same Basis  
In brief: Working Together       *Meetings Toolkit: Being prepared
Inclusive Coaching
Ideas for how to adapt sporting activities to include students with disability.
CC BY-NC-ND 3.0 AU from the Australian Institute of Sport
  *What's Reasonable?    
Kindergarten is for All
Why kindergarten is important (and arrangements in Victoria).
© Association for Children with a Disability. Used with permission.
    Enrolling  
Language Guide
A 'What's hot and what's not' guide to language use.
© Don't DIS my ABILITY and NSW Dept. of Family and Community Services, available under CC BY 3.0 licence
*Discrimination      
Learning to Lead
How students with disability, and their families, can plan for support.
© Association for Children with a Disability. Used with permission.
      Meetings Toolkit: Being prepared
Planning for Personalised Learning and Support: A National Resource
Personalised learning requires attention to the unique needs of all students of all abilities. This resource provides guidance around personalised learning and support.
CC BY 4.0 Department of Education at https://docs.education.gov.au/documents/planning-personalised-learning-and-support-national-resource-0
  *What's Reasonable?    
Planning with the Program Support Group
Who should be part of the group, and issues which the group can address.
© Association for Children with a Disability. Used with permission.
  Consulting on Adjustments    
Positive Education Planning
Planning to support students with disability in Australian schools.
© Association for Children with a Disability. Used with permission.
  Consulting on Adjustments   Collaboration
Student profiles: Positive Partnerships
Use a strengths-based approach to introduce a student with disability to teachers and education providers.
© Aspect. Used with permission.
  *Consulting on Adjustments    
Talking About People with Disability
Using appropriate language sets up a relationship of respect.
*Discrimination      
Transition to Secondary School
What to think about when choosing a high school (and arrangements in Victoria).
© Association for Children with a Disability. Used with permission.
    Getting Support