Resources

Legislative requirements and educational documents

Contextual background

Evolution of education support in the Queensland context
http://education.qld.gov.au/library/edhistory/state/chronology-spec/index.html

Ministerial Taskforce on Inclusive Education – Students with Disabilities – June 2004
http://education.qld.gov.au/students/disabilities/adjustment/development/docs/disable-report.pdf

United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities
http://www.un.org/esa/socdev/enable/rights/convtexte.htm

Legislative obligations

Disability Services Queensland: An overview of the Disability Services Act 2006
http://www.communities.qld.gov.au/disability/key-projects/disability-services-act-2006

Commonwealth Disability Discrimination Act 1992
http://www.comlaw.gov.au/Series/C2004A04426

Disability Standards for Education 2005
http://education.gov.au/disability-standards-education

National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS)

National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) overview and implementation update – April 2016

NDIS roll out in Queensland (map)

Educational imperatives

Queensland Catholic Education Commission (QCEC)
Position Statement – Inclusive Practices in Catholic Schools in Queensland

Brisbane Catholic Education (BCE)
Policy statement for Brisbane Catholic Education Schools – Students with Disabilities

Department of Education and Training and Employment (DETE)  http://education.qld.gov.au/studentservices/inclusive/index.html
http://education.qld.gov.au/curriculum/framework/p-12/docs/guidelines-swd.doc

Education Adjustment Program (EAP)
http://education.qld.gov.au/students/disabilities/adjustment.

Queensland College of Teachers – Professional Standards for Queensland Teachers www.qct.edu.au
http://education.qld.gov.au/staff/development/standards/teachers/index.html

Queensland Studies Authority (QSA)
http://www.qsa.qld.edu.au/p-12.html
http://www.qsa.qld.edu.au/10188.html