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Inaugural Chair of Disability and Inclusion calls for greater inclusion of people with disabilities.
A snapshot of the National Disability Insurance Agency from the recent planning day.
More recognition for PRaDA's life-changing innovation.
Prof Susan Balandin
The Deakin Promise in Learning is to 'offer brilliant education where you are - and where you want to go'.
The advent of the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) in Australia has increased the public's awareness of people with disability and the issues and challenges faced by people with disability living in the community.
Increasingly, employers will seek graduates who can demonstrate an awareness of disability issues and the principles of inclusion and equity for people with disability in society.
We aim to support our students to become inclusion practitioners who are able to apply their disability knowledge and awareness in a variety of fields and occupations. Being an inclusion practitioner means using your professional skills and knowledge to:
Students can choose courses ranging from a Bachelor of Health Science majoring in People, Society and Disability, Bachelor of Occupational Therapy or Social Work, to a Master of Education majoring in Special Educational Needs. Alternatively, students can select from a number of disability-related electives to augment their studies with a greater understanding of disability and diversity.
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