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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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 ADCET Webinar

Opening All Options - Learning Disability Resource. Update and relaunch

ADCET and the Australian Tertiary Education Network on Disability (ATEND) are pleased to bring you this webinar - it will be live captioned and there is no cost to attend.

The Opening All Options (OAO) - Learning Disability Resource was first released in 1999 and updated a number of times in subsequent years. Julie Fry and Jo Webber have undertaken the enormous task of this current update. The resource continues to provide comprehensive information about Learning Disability relevant to the needs of the post-secondary education sector.

In this webinar Julie and Jo will provide an overview of the updated resource.

The following areas are covered in this latest update:

  • What is a Specific Learning Disability (SLD)?
  • Teaching strategies for students with a Specific Learning Disability (SLD)
  • Study skills for students with a Specific Learning Disability (SLD)
  • Universal design solutions that address academic barriers for students with a Specific Learning Disability (SLD)
  • The Impact of a specific learning disability in education
  • Tips for the new Disability Practitioner
  • Reasonable adjustments and Specific Learning Disability
  • Screening for indicators of a Specific Learning Disability
  • The Disability Practitioner, Specific Learning Disabilities and the education context in Australia
  • Personalised learning: A framework for practice
  • Assistive Technology

When: Tuesday 27th September, 1pm - 2pm AEST

Further information and how to register »

 

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Disability Practice In the Spotlight

Equipping Students for Life:  Dr Chris Summers

Photo of Dr Chris Summers

As the Lead Vocational Teacher in Student Support Services in Tafe Queensland – Skills Tech for the past seven years Dr Chris Summers has been supporting students with disability to equip them skills for work and life. 
Read more about Chris

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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/

Have you registered for next week's webinar? Do you know someone else who might be interested in attending? Why not invite them too! Share or tag them below!
23 Sep 2016
There is so much information available on the ADCET website to help disability practitioners in their role. Here, Alisha Larkin, NDCO for South East Queensland, tells us how the ADCET website has become a "valuable reference point" for her in her work. http://www.adcet.edu.au/disability-practitioner/disability-practitioner-in-residence/ [Photo shows students and teacher smiling while looking at computer screen]
22 Sep 2016
Are you ready for another webinar? We are! Join us on 27 September to hear about the most recent updates to the Opening All Options (OAO) - Learning Disability Resource. This webinar,brought to you jointly by ADCET and Austalian Tertiary Education Network on Disability - ATEND NSW will be live captioned and free! Register now! http://www.adcet.edu.au/resource/9423/opening-all-options-relaunch/
15 Sep 2016

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.

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