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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.

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Webinar: Using technology in the classroom for Deaf students

Gary Kerridge

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ADCET and the Australian Tertiary Education Network on Disability (ATEND), are delighted to be able to bring you this free webinar.  

Gary Kerridge will be presenting on Assistive technology for delivery of Auslan and captioning for Deaf students.  The presentation will include strategies for delivering remote interpreting and captioning in various education situations through assistive technology, mobile devices and the Internet. He will also present information on a number of listening devices and how they can benefit classroom situations, Gary will share his knowledge and practical solutions to various classroom situations.

Gary is Deaf and has been a disability professional for nearly 30 years. This includes 12 years as an National Disability Coordination Officer (NDCO). Throughout his career, in both education and employment, Gary has developed a wealth of knowledge and strategies around reasonable adjustments, particularly around deafness. The internet and development of mobile technology has opened up many doors previously closed for deaf professionals. 

Audience: Teachers, Disability Practitioners, Academics, Support Staff

This webinar will be:

  • Live captioned 
  • AUSLAN interpreted
  • Recorded and available on ADCET afterwards
When: Tuesday, May 3, 2016 - 1:00pm - 2.00pm (Australian Eastern Standard Time - AEST) . Further information .

 

Disability Practice In the Spotlight

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A son-inspired journey: Sue Hancock, an Access and Success Officer with the ANU has a great knowledge of transition for students with disability across the education span, as she has worked in primary, secondary and now the tertiary sector. “I know the issues faced within and between each level, and this understanding gives my current work an added edge, and I love to see students across their educational journey”.  Read more about Sue

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Pathways13 30 november to 2 december 2016 

The 13 bi-annual Pathways conference will be held Wednesday

30 November - Friday 2 December, 2016

at the Hotel Realm, Canberra.

The ATEND Pathways Conference is a bi-annual event organised by the Australian Tertiary Education Network on Disability (ATEND). The conference brings together disability practitioners, NDCOs and a   range of other professional, academic staff and students with disability to identify and remove barriers for people with disability participating in higher education and training.

Pathways 13 centres around the theme; Changes, Challenges and Choice – embracing the future. The Pathways 13 conference will celebrate the 25th Anniversary of Pathways in Australia. Exploring the past 25 years will enable us to look back since the first Pathways Conference in Geelong in 1991, and explore Changes in the field of higher education and training for people with disability and look forward to the Challenges and Choices of the future.

 Further information: http://www.pathways.consec.com.au/

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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.

Check out our latest Disability Practitioner in the Spotlight. A son-inspired journey: Sue Hancock, an Access and Success Officer with the ANU has a great knowledge of transition for students with disability across the education span, as she has worked in primary, secondary and now the tertiary sector. “I know the issues faced within and between each level, and this understanding gives my current work an added edge, and I love to see students across their educational journey” http://www.adcet.edu.au/disability-practitioner/disability-practice-in-the-spotlight/sue-hancock/
23 Mar 2016
You are invited to share your experiences relating to the workplace. People with, or suspect they have either High Functioning Autism, Asperger's Disorder or Autism Spectrum Disorder - especially women, are strongly encouraged to have a say. However anyone who is 18 years of age or over is welcome to participate! You don't have to be on the spectrum to complete the survey. Don't miss out!!! Please click to take the survey and for further information. "https://deakinpsychology.au1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_aeBvJVH0APnfN89
22 Dec 2015