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Supporting You - Supporting Students

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.

We have a new look which includes new features which we hope will improve the way you interact and use this website.

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 Webinar - Meeting the Challenges: Serving the Students

ADCET, in partnership with ATEND hosted this free webinar on Tuesday, March 24. The webinar was presented by Sharon Kerr (CEO, GAP). Sharon provided us with an update of some of the latest assistive technologies and innovations. She also provided examples of how to use these technologies to create efficiencies.

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Disability Practitioner In the Spotlight

Head and shoulder photo of Jodie Hoger

Turning obstacles into pathways

Jodie’s ambition at high school was to be a teacher. But when she lost her sight at the age of 16, the Careers Adviser for Visually Handicapped told her:  “Don’t be so stupid, you can’t be a teacher.” So determined to achieve her dream, Jodie became the first blind student at the University of Wollongong, undertaking a psychology degree. She then went on to establish the University’s disability service, running disability awareness training for staff. Read more about Jodie

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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.

Great to see so many disability related research projects have been approved.
31 Mar 2015
The NSW Department of Justice is offering two paid internships to Law students with disability for Stepping Into...Winter 2015! Check out the details at http://tinyurl.com/ozyqds8
19 Mar 2015
Meeting the Challenges: Serving the Students is a free webinar that will be hosted by ADCET in partnership with ATEND. Sharon Kerr will provide us with an update of some of the latest assistive technologies and innovations. She will provide examples of how to use these technologies to create efficiencies and take questions from disability support staff regarding access challenges. http://bit.ly/1wNxCEQ
15 Mar 2015