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    AHEAD Conference Ireland - Videos

    A number of keynote videos are available from the March 2019 Association for Higher Education Access and Disability (AHEAD) Ireland Conference. 

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    Disability and Digital Media: Accessibility, Representation and Inclusion: Online course

    Disability and Digital Media, we will explore the relationship between digital technologies and disability in the Internet age. This self-paced 4 week course will start on February 4, 2019.

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    Recruiting Participants for Research Project disability and employment

    The Centre for Disability Research and Policy (CDRP) at the University Of Sydney is undertaking new research into the workplace experiences of people who develop a disability in the mid-career stage to build a better understanding of their experiences. With a large disability employment gap, we believe more can be done to support people stay in the workforce after developing disability.

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    Vocational Student of the Year - Victoria

    The 2018 Victorian Vocational Student of the year is Elise Stewart.  Elise demonstrates that having a disability shouldn’t prevent anyone from achieving their goals. Initially Elise was told she couldn’t become a nurse because she is profoundly deaf and could put patients at risk.

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    GradAccess: Australian Public Service graduate programs for people with disability

    GradAccess is a new centralised recruitment stream into Australian Public Service (APS) graduate programs for people with disability. GradAccess gives graduates with disability the opportunity to gain an ongoing graduate role in one of 11 different APS agencies through a single recruitment process. GradAccess reduces the barriers that people with disability may face when having to complete many individual applications for multiple graduate programs by providing a centralised safe, flexible, and supported entry point into the APS.  Applications for the 2019 graduate programs will open on 28 May 2018 and close 1 July 2018.

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    PACE Mentoring

    With the Australian Network on Disability (AND)’s Positive Action towards Career Engagement (PACE) Mentoring program, you’ll be matched to an experienced professional who will help you identify and reach your career development goals and build your confidence in a workplace environment. Eligibility: If you are over 18 and a student or jobseeker with disability you may be eligible. You could be a school leaver, TAFE student, university student or graduate or simply looking for work.

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    Australia - Copyright Law Reform Update

    Australia - Copyright Law Reform Update - a lot to celebrate and a lot to look forward to. 2017 was the year that Copyright was a gift that kept on giving in Australia as a raft of new copyright laws and regulations were finally passed after many years of dogged advocacy by the Australian Education sector. (By Delia Browne,National Copyright Director, National Copyright Unit)

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    MOOC: Digital Accessibility. Enabling Participation in the Information Society

    This course, developed by the University of Southampton,  will help you to understand how those with sensory, physical and cognitive impairments may be disabled by barriers encountered when using digital technologies. The course will highlight how the use of accessible and inclusive design can help overcome many of these difficulties. This course commences 9 October, 2017.

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    ADCET Newsletter - September 2017

    Upcoming  webinar, webinar recordings, latest news and upcoming events. read more >>

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    ASD Assessment: National guideline draft for community consultation

    The diagnostic process for children, adolescents and adults referred for assessment of autism spectrum disorder in Australia: National guideline draft for community consultation.  This guideline outlines a step-by-step process for conducting an ASD assessment from the time of referral until the assessment results are shared in a written report. The 76 recommendations included in the guideline were based on the strength of identified research evidence and feedback from the consultative activities. Each recommendation has a corresponding Evidence Table that presents the research evidence and consultative feedback on which the recommendation was based.