Schools are deliberately disregarding disability standards through rejecting school places, being reluctant to make teaching adjustments and having poor attitudes towards disability.
A recent survey of paediatricians found they often lacked enough information to accurately diagnose an Autism Spectrum Disorder in children.
Parents need to be pushier and demand private school places for their children.
Children with disabilities are frequently discriminated against in Australian schools, with parents asked to send their child to another school or fork out extra money.
By tying funding to disability categories, schools and parents are being put under pressure to seek a diagnosis for their child in order to get funding support.