Useful Links

Australian Disability Clearinghouse on Education and Training

The Australian Disability Clearinghouse on Education and Training (ADCET) provides information about inclusive teaching and support services for people with disability in the postsecondary education and training sector. ADCET aims to improve access for people with disabilities in to post-secondary education and training.

Click here if you would like to explore the ADCET website

 

ABC's Ramp Up Website

Ramp Up is the Australian Broadcasting Corporation's website featuring news, discussion, debate and humour for everyone in Australia's disability community.

Click here if you would like to visit Ramp Up

 

NDCO state website

Further information regarding education, employment and pathways for people with disabilities may also be found at the NDCO state website.

 

Disability Education and Employment News

The Disability Education and Employment Newsletter is developed and distributed across Australia by the NDCO program. This newsletter stays up to date on current events that will impact people with a disability in Australia, with a particular focus to education and employment issues.

 

Disability Peak Bodies
 
AFDO is funded by the Department to be the primary national voice to government that represents the interests of all people with disability across Australia.
 
BCA is funded by the Department to be the peak national advocacy body for people who are blind or vision impaired.
 
BIA is funded by the Department to be the peak body for people with an acquired brain injury, their families and carers.
 
Deaf Australia is funded by the Department to be the peak body for people who are deaf and use Auslan.
 
DFA is funded by the Department to be the peak body for the deaf and hearing impaired communities (including those people who have a chronic disorder of the ear and those who are DeafBlind).
 
NCID is funded by the Department to be the peak body for people with intellectual disability and their families.
 
NEDA is funded by the Department to be the peak body for people from non-English speaking backgrounds with a disability, their families and carers.
 
Physical Disability Australia is funded by the Department to be the peak body for people with physical disability.
 
WWDA is funded by the Department to be the peak body for women with disability in Australia.
 
Other important disability networks and associations:
 
Victorian Aboriginal Disability network is a group run for and by Victorian Aboriginals with disabilities.  It is a network aiming to improve access to services for Aboriginals with a disability.
 
 
 
BrainLink Services is a Victorian based service that is dedicated to improving the quality of life of people affected by acquired disorders of the brain, by providing support to their families and carers.
 
 
 
 
 
Further links for groups relating to specific disabilities- http://www.acd.org.au/information/spec_links.htm

 

 

 

 


The NDCO is funded by the Australian Government Department of Education, Employment and Workplace Relations (DEEWR)