AccessAbility external resources

View our collection of helpful accessibility web resources.

Your Right to an Education: A guide for educators and people with disability has been produced to provide information to students and their families about how the DDA Education Standards may affect them.

Information products for students with disability and their parents and carers: These resources are designed to help you understand your rights as a student with disability, and to help you work with education providers to make sure you can learn and participate on the same basis as students without disability.

Entering post-secondary education takes planning, preparation, and careful consideration, for all students and is crucially important for students with disability. Planning for Post-Secondary Education - ADCET details practical steps that a student can take to ensure they are prepared when they enter tertiary education.

The NDIS supports people with disability to build skills and capability to participate in the community, which includes accessing education.

The NDIS Pre-planning Toolkit for people with disability entering Higher Education or Vocational Education and Training is for people with disability entering Higher Education or Vocational Education and Training. It is designed to be used before you start a tertiary course at university or with a vocational education and training provider.

How to Transition to Tertiary Study: Helpful Hints for Students with Autism Spectrum Disorder will assist you with tips on the transition to tertiary study. This includes adjusting to a new physical environment, different teaching and learning approaches and new expectations of you as a student.

Neurodiversity Resources For Students provides information to support autistic students in academic settings. This comes from a variety of sources including local and international information, peer-reviewed research and research conducted at the Olga Tennison Autism Research Centre.

- Carers Victoria: Representation and support for caring families.

- Merri Health Carer Support: A network led by Merri Health supporting carers across Victoria.

- Carer Gateway: Help to connect with a network of Australia-wide Carer Gateway service providers.

Create Your Future: Personal stories of disability and cultural diversity in study and work is a film project showcasing the successes and challenges experienced by people with disability from Culturally and Linguistically Diverse (CALD) backgrounds. These films aim to build aspiration for tertiary education and employment amongst those facing similar issues. Creating understandings to encourage culturally safe, accessible and inclusive support services.

Developed in conjunction with Australian universities, the GradWISE program is designed to provide support and improve employment opportunities for students living with a disability, illness or injury.

GradWISE Information

Careers Through Diversity provides resources to assist in job search and gaining experience if you identify as living with a disability, mental or physical illness, or injury.

Get Ready for Study and Work: Tips for young Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people with disability provides ten top tips for young people with disability. This workbook contains information, contacts and activities to help ATSI students make a successful transition from school into tertiary study, work or post-school programs.