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.
A new report has found funding shortfalls are forcing schools to make difficult decisions about which pupils get support.
Other states have had recent smaller inquiries, but the NSW inquiry into the education of children with a disability was across all systems, and could lead best practice nationally.
Evidence shows that the senator’s comments on the burden of children with disability are misleading.
In Tanzania, where albinism is common, there’s plenty that ordinary teachers can do to support students with albinism – much of it quite simple.
A shortage of special education teachers is threatening states’ abilities to provide high quality education for students with disabilities. Changing teachers’ working conditions can help.