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Welcome to the Australian Disability Clearinghouse on Education and Training (ADCET)

In order to facilitate successful outcomes and improve the educational experience for students with disability, ADCET provides information, advice and resources to Disability Practitioners, Teachers and Students on inclusive practices within the post-secondary education sector.


Disability Practitioner In the Spotlight

Quenching a thirst for knowledge every day: Shaun Corcoran. As the Disability Coordinator for Bendigo TAFE, Shaun works across five campuses and multiple correction services in Regional Victoria. It is a very busy job, and he has never known a job where there is so much to learn. “Assume you don’t know anything, everyone is different, their experience is different, and their backgrounds are different”. Read more about Shaun


Disability Practitioner In Residence

Stephen Manson has kindly agreed to be our first Disability Practitioner in Residence. Stephen is currently the Disability Services Manager at the University of South Australia. Stephen has been supporting students with disability at UniSA since 2001 and has played a key role in the development of institutional policies and support for the inclusion of students with disability. He has particular interests in the experience of work integrated learning, online learning and transition of students with disabilities.

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National Disability Coordinator Officer section

This section is for NDCOs to share information and to be kept up to date with what other NDCOs are doing within their regions.  Further information

The ATEND Pathways Conference is a bi-annual event organised by the Australian Tertiary Education Network on Disability (ATEND) The conference brings together a range of professional and academic staff to identify and remove barriers for people with disability participating in higher education and training. The first conference was held in Geelong, Victoria in 1991 and rotates around the country.  The next conference will be held in Canberra in 2016. Further Pathways information.

Links to ADCETs recent webinar recordings, Worksheets for students with disability to download, a number of new NDCO resources,,,
3 Jul 2015
The NDCO Virtual Career Expo website can be accessed on your computer, tablet or smart phone. Information covers Training, Higher Education, Employment and Apprenticeships. Covering topics like - what courses are available, financial assistance, job prospects, areas of skill shortage, what to expect when studying.... Also, there is additional information for people with disability, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and culturally and linguistically diverse people.
19 Jun 2015
Accessible technologies and the education experience -- is a free webinar that will be hosted by ADCET in partnership with ATEND Date:Tuesday, May 19, 2015 - 1:00pm - 2.00pm (AEDT). Presenter: Dr Scott Hollier from Media Access Australia.
4 May 2015