The students with disabilities excluded from our schools

For many families of children with disabilities, their first encounter with a Victorian state school is marked by “gatekeeping”. They might be encouraged to enrol their child elsewhere or told a school has reached its capacity to accommodate kids with disabilities. Maybe they’re informed of zoning issues. Obtaining the contact details for key staff and signing up for school tours might be inexplicably difficult.

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Topics:
Education, Training, Early Intervention

Author:
Melissa Raine

Source:
SMH

Date published:
Sun 4th Aug, 2019