Teachers wearing wireless microphones that amplify their voices could be one solution to ensuring children can hear — and saving teachers’ voices from strain, particularly in the pandemic.
Analysis shows most suspensions in SA in 2019 were given to Indigenous students with a disability, followed by children with a disability living in care. These children need support, not dismissal.
Students with disability continue to face dire exclusion in education and there is an urgent need to provide inclusive education for them.
In New South Wales and Victoria the number of students being home educated increased by 20% in 2020 (1,224 extra children) compared with 2019. But the rise has been evidenced for a decade.
If you’re considering homeschooling because your child seems to do better at home, but are unsure if it’s the right thing to do, here are five things to take into account.
Statistics Canada could help provinces and territories design and implement interventions to improve schooling quality, and governments should better engage with the public.
There are a number of evidence based practices that have shown to dramatically reduce challenging student behaviour at school. Here are five of them.
Making Victorian schools truly inclusive involves addressing the many barriers that prevent full inclusion of children with disability in mainstream schools.
As provinces consider extended holidays, or school closures loom as a possibility under COVID-19, schools should commit to providing in-person schooling for students with disabilities.
A seven week survey asked questions on the experiences of students with disabilities and their families when schools across Australia had mostly closed, and children learnt remotely.
Connecting with school staff, community groups, family and friends may look different right now for families of children with disabilities, but some benefits remain.
New research shows almost 20% of families caring for children with special needs were unable to buy essential medication during coronavirus.
COVID-19 has left children with disabilities and their families lacking services, at risk for physical and mental health issues, and fearful of discriminatory choices for treating critical illness.
Every school in Australia must be built with the varying needs of students with disabilities in mind. This is a worthy goal but achieving it is complicated. Looking at some examples can help.
Thousands of Australian students are disengaged from school and leave early. Governments have provided alternative learning options for these students, but are these having unintended consequences?
A survey shows nearly half of students with disabilities are being excluded from school events and activities, while one in ten are being denied enrolment. These reports suggest illegal practices.
Specialists offer a series of tips on how parents of children with autism spectrum disorder can help their children communicate with more people and in different places.
Interviews with students who have a vision impairment show they wish their teachers and friends knew more about them. Here are the four key messages they want to communicate.
It’s important for the child and their achievement at school that there is a good parent-teacher-student partnership.
The needs of children with albinism aren’t met in the classroom and this often leads to them dropping out of school.