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    ADCET Newsletter: April 2020

    In this edition we bring you recordings from our latest webinars Three essentials in the move on-line and World Autism Acceptance Day – student panel. COVID-19 FAQs havebeen updated. This includes links to TAFE COVID-19 information pages and more student content, as well as tips to provide online mentoring support to students. And we have launched our official ADCET Podcast. read more >>

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    ADCET Newsletter - February #2 2020

    In this week's newsletter, we highlight an upcoming ADCET Webinar on Supporting students with disability during and beyond higher education and our webinar on Mainstreaming Accessible Digital technologies in Higher Education, the latest news and events for February as well as some great job opportunities within the sector. read more >>

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    ADCET Newsletter - March 2020

    As April is World Autism Month we will be holding two webinars that will focus on students with autism - the first webinar we will have a panel of students with autism joining us on World Autism Acceptance Day and the second, that will be held later in the month, will look at research around the Transition to Higher Education for Autistic Students.  We also share the latest news, events and jobs from across the sector. read more >>

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    FAQs relating to changes to the DSP

    A list of Frequently Asked Questions has been developed by the Department of Education, Skills and Employment to answer questions relating to the recent changes to the Higher Education Disability Support Program (DSP). These Frequently Asked Questions supplement program information available on the DESE Higher Education Disability Support Program webpage.

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    ADCET Newsletter - February 2020

    In this week's newsletter, we highlight some updated content on Higher Education Statistics, an upcoming Microsoft webinar, the latest news and events for 2020 as well as some amazing job opportunities within the sector. read more >>

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    ADCET Newsletter - January 2020

    In our first newsletter for the year we highlight a disability practice in the spotlight piece on Belinda Wallis, the latest news and events for 2020 as well as some amazing job opportunities within the sector.  read more >>

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    Australian Disability and Indigenous Peoples’ Education Fund

    The Australian Disability and Indigenous Peoples’ Education Fund is about helping indigenous and non-indigenous people with disability to undertake, and participate in, formal and informal education programs.

    For many people with disabilities from both indigenous and non-indigenous backgrounds, education can go a long way to developing skills, self-esteem and pride in their families, friends and community.

    To this end, small six monthly grants of up to $2,500 are available to assist people with disabilities to continue learning. Applications close: 31 March 2020.

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    Digital Accessibility Training

    Vision Australia has released their training calendar for 2020. Courses are being held in Perth, Adelaide, Melbourne, Sydney, Brisbane, Canberra and Hobart. They are also offering a new course: Accessible Communications and Marketing. 

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    Changes to the Higher Education Disability Support Program

    The Australian Government Department of Education recently made changes to the Other Grants Guidelines (Education) 2012 and the amended guidelines are now available on the Federal Register of Legislation.

    The Guidelines have been amended to reform the Higher Education Disability Support Program (DSP) from calendar year 2020. The changes to the DSP are a continuation of earlier work undertaken, including an evaluation of the program in 2014 and consultation with the sector during 2016.

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    7:30 Report. Shines the light on Curtin's Mentoring Program

    ABC TV: 7:30 Report.Mentoring program helping to keep people with autism at university. For young people with autism, university can be a daunting place - a new environment, new social interactions and new experiences. At most universities, students with autism are more likely to drop out than their non-autistic counterparts. But a program at a Perth university provides vital mentoring and support to students on the autism spectrum. (Jan 2020)