‘We are not bloody ready’: Call for delay to disability royal commission

Despite advocates fighting for decades to have a royal commission, Children and Young People with Disability Australia chief executive Mary Sayers said the process since it was announced in April has been “rushed”. “What’s a stake is we’ve got a once-in-a-generation opportunity. We know that students with disability have a really rough time in school … and they start behind and don’t catch up,” Ms Sayers said.

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

Author:
Judith Ireland

Source:
Sydney Morning Herald

Date published:
Wed 23rd Oct, 2019