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 The Making Experience Count eBook is a collection of 12 personal stories aimed at sharing helpful information and resources for mature age job seekers with disability. Read the stories »This link will take you away from ADCET

 


Creating Your Future. Personal stories of disability in study and work are original short films that depict the real life stories of six men and women with various disabilities. We follow their stories through different stages of transition and participation in post-secondary education and employment  Watch these films »This link will take you away from ADCET

 

Guidelines for Designing Accessible Instructional Media This recently updated guide provides an overview of some of the accessibility issues that confront many students in the tertiary education sector in Australia. It includes information to assist those producing or modifying education media to improve access for all students, especially those with sensory disabilities.  Download the guide »

 

How to Transition to Tertiary Study: Helpful Hints for Students with Autism Spectrum Disorder  Includes useful information on the learning context, managing studies, identifying and using strengths, communication tips, and managing stress and anxiety. The resource aims to increase self-determination by assisting students better understand their context, identify when and what supports could be helpful, and encouraging students to seek additional support when necessary. View the page »

 

The National Disability Coordination Officer Programme has launched Get Ready for Study and Work – Tips for young Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people with disability. The workbook is based on ten top tips for young people with disability and contains information, contacts and activities to help ATSI students make a successful transition from school into tertiary study, work or post school programs. It is relevant for students with disability across Australia and contains specific information and links for each state or territory.View the page »This link will take you away from ADCET

 



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 available, 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.View the page »This link will take you away from ADCET

 



The NDCO Indigenous Awareness Project has culminated in a comprehensive website that supports the need of services and their staff to better understand the culture and customs of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, particularly around the subject of disability, how that is seen within an Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander context and how best to engage with individuals, their families and their communities. View the page »This link will take you away from ADCET



What's the difference between high school and post-secondary education and training? This fact sheet compares a number of aspects of school, VET and university life. Areas covered are: Learning Environment,  Enrolment, Classroom, Managing Your Study, Study Expectations & Support Your Disability. Download this fact sheet»

 

Your Right to an Education: A guide for educators and people with disability The Disability Discrimination Act (DDA) Education Standards became federal law in August 2005. This booklet has been produced to provide information to students and their families about how the Standards may affect them.  Download the booklet »This link will take you away from ADCET

The Get Ready for Study and Work - Student Workbook is based on ten top tips for young people with disability and contains information, contacts and activities to help students make a successful transition from school into tertiary study, work or post school programs. It is relevant for students with disability across Australia and contains specific information and links for each state or territory. Download the workbook »This link will take you away from ADCET

Building Confidence in Enrolling Learners with Disability This guide is for small to medium education and training providers who deliver both Vocational Education and Training as well as Higher Education qualification, it aims to assist training providers to feel more content in supporting students with disability through the determination of training pathways, course selection, enrolment, and individual education planning. The guide was developed by the Australian Council for Private Education and Training (ACPET) and the National Disability Coordination Officer Program (NDCO) Download the guide »This link will take you away from ADCET