Who are students with disability?

It is important to consider that:

  • many students with disability are able to achieve educational standards commensurate with their peers’
  • not all students with a disability will require adjustments to the curriculum, instruction or environment
  • not all students requiring adjustments to the curriculum, instruction or environment will have a disability
  • students with disability requiring adjustments to one aspect of their learning may not require the same adjustment, if any, to another
  • to comply with the Disability Standards for Education 2005 consultation includes the student and parent as part of the process to personalise learning
  • students with the same disability may not require equivalent adjustments
  • not every student with a disability will require ongoing adjustments
  • students with disability may also be gifted and talented and/or have English as an additional language or dialect
  • to comply with the Disability Standards for Education 2005, adjustment reviews occur regularly, and are changed or withdrawn where necessary.