The Australian Government supports the rights of children and young people with disability to have the same educational opportunities as other school students.
The Australian Government believes that we should strive for a high-quality school system that assists all Australian children to reach their full potential. There are support programs in place to help ensure students with disability have the same educational opportunities as other school students so they can fully participate in the economic and social life of the community.
The Australian Government works with states and territories to support students with disability and learning difficulties in a number of ways, including:
These programs are supported by legal frameworks. These include the:
- Go to Resources for fact sheets, reports, discussion papers and more
- Case studies on supporting students with disability