If special schools close, students with disability need more inclusive mainstream education, experts say

In its final report handed down in September, the disability royal commission called for the phasing out of segregated education by 2051.

It’s a call that has sparked deep debate.

Even the six commissioners disagree. Only three — including the two who live with disability — recommended phasing special schools out. The other three did not think a total phasing out of special schools was necessary.

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Date published:
Thu 16th Nov, 2023