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  • Life through relationships

    Families develop a sense of hope for the future by being able to put things in place now for their son or daughter’s future, rather than dreading what will happen
    when they’re gone.

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  • Know your rights

    There is a range of International, National and State legislation and conventions that relate to people with disability and their right to equal access to education.

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    Come along to learn about inclusive education, hear stories of success from the regular classroom, and think about how inclusion can work for your child!

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  • Start with Strengths

     In this article Kathie offers advice around the benefits of looking at a person with disability strengths rather than focus on what they can't, in doing so a person with disability is far more likely to succeed.  

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  • Choosing a High School

    Moving into the high school years can offer many benefits as students begin to select subjects of more interest and have a range of teachers, some of whom may be more supportive.

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  • Things to consider when choosing an education path

    It is helpful for families to consider school in the context of the whole of life. Having a clear idea of the future you want for your child is very important.

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  • Education options in NSW

    Within New South Wales (NSW) there are State (public) schools, Catholic Schools and independent schools. Whichever school you decide is best for your son or daughter, there will be funding and support available to include students with disability in the regular class.

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  • Building good relationships with the school

    Importance of right relationship - A good first introduction to the school and principalWhen meeting with the principal and school it is important to be prepared and know what you want. Having a clear vision for your child that you can share with others can help in this process.

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  • New and improved IEP meetings

    Tips on how you can make an IEP work well for you when meeting with your child's school.  

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  • Family Business VS School Business

    This chart is helpful for families to work in right relationship with their child's school. It can help outline whose role is what in a school environment and help with your advocacy skills when trying to achieve a positive education for a child with disability.  

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