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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Disability Practitioner In the Spotlight
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
Webinar - Meeting the Challenges: Serving the Students
ADCET, in partnership with ATEND will host this free webinar on Tuesday, March 24 (1:00 pm - 2:00pm AEDST). The webinar will be presented by Sharon Kerr (CEO, GAP) who is fresh back from speaking at CSUN in California - the largest technology and disability conference in the world, Sharon 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. View the event website »