Students with disability

The resources below support teachers with their obligations under the Disability Discrimination Act and the associated Disability Standards for Education (2005)

Policy Guidelines Appendix Supporting Documents
Students with disability  (770.1 kb) Students with disability  (1.3 mb) Appendix A:
Student Support Services (642.6 kb)

Complaints guidelines - complaints management for schools 

External complaints process (213.6 kb) 

Transition between schools template (118.8 kb)

Transition between schools template (85.0 kb)

Additional documents:

Philosophy of inclusion (111.1 kb)

Planning for personalised learning (724.3 kb)

Parent consent authority (80.5 kb)

Parent consent authority (54.7 kb)

Inclusive practice teacher guidelines (315.2 kb)

Diagnostic assessment (833.8 kb) Appendix A: Key principles for working with Indigenous students (645.3 kb)

Allied health practitioner agreement of service (105.8 kb)

External practitioner checklist for principals (94.2 kb)

General principals of practice and cultural competence (547.5 kb)

Recommended structure of a report by an external practitioner (91.5 kb)

Transition from school (816.8 kb) Appendix A: Effective transition planning timeline (TFS) (345.7 kb) 

Appendix B: Guiding documents and additional resources (580.0 kb)

Explicit planning timetable for post-school programs (95.6 kb)

Explicit planning timetable for post-school programs
(69.1 kb)

Individual transition plan (ITP) template (includes guiding questions) (107.8 kb)

Individual transition plan (ITP) template (includes guiding questions) (45.9 kb)

Register of attendees - transition planning meeting (21.3 kb)

Disability standards for education

The Disability Standards for Education are a guide for principals and teachers. Information and learning materials are available below:

Education adjustment plans

Students with disability may require an Education Adjustment Plan (EAP). 

A number of templates and resources are available:

Student needs profile

The student needs profile (SNP) is used to inform EAP processes. The profile assists identifying specific needs of students and help staff identify the required adjustments:

Teacher guidelines and responsibilities

Regional information and services


You can get more information by contacting school support services by either:

Last updated: 10 July 2019


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