Know your rights
An important responsibility for people with a disability is to understand their rights. In Victoria people with a disability a protected by several legislative requirements. Depending on the issue the legislation that applies can be International, National or State.
The Disability Standards for Education 2005 clarify the obligations of education and training providers, and seek to ensure that students with disability can access and participate in education on the same basis as other students. The Disability Standards for Education 2005 (the standards) were developed under the Disability Discrimination Act 1992, and came into effect in August 2005. The standards must be reviewed every five years, in consultation with the Attorney-General’s Department.
NDCO Program Disability Standards for Education Website
This website has been designed to help users understand important parts of the Disability Standards for Education. Whether you are a person with disability, an associate of a person with disability, or a person involved in the delivery of education, this website will help you understand some important parts of the Disability Standards for Education. It does not cover the full detail of the Disability Standards for Education, just the more important parts.
The information is provided in three different ways, Auslan, Audio or plain english guide. https://www.ddaedustandards.info/dda-edu/about.htm