Disability education lacking in Australia during coronavirus pandemic, royal commission hears

The single mother of a NSW student with Down syndrome felt her daughter was treated like an afterthought when her high school shut due to coronavirus, a royal commission has heard. “At the core of this there is some deeply-rooted ableism,” she told the commission on Wednesday.

Topics:
Disability Royal Commission, Education, Training, Early Intervention

Author:
SBS News

Date published:
Thu 20th Aug, 2020