Supporting tertiary students with disabilities: individualised and institution-level approaches in practice

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Experiencing disability or ongoing ill-health can be very disruptive to an individuals' education and training outcomes. These students may need additional support to help them successfully complete their studies. This research explores the complex factors affecting the implementation of learning supports to assist students with disabilities or ongoing health conditions. It focuses on two types of learning support: individualised reasonable adjustments; and institution-level learning supports, the latter being available to all students. The report provides examples of best practice for...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Disability; Teaching and learning; Outcomes; Providers of education and training; Students; Tertiary education; Higher education; Vocational education and training

Keywords: Disabled; Learning support; Student services

Geographic subjects: Oceania; Australia

Published: Adelaide, South Australia: NCVER, 2015

Physical description: 50 p.

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Related items: TD/TNC 122.07

ISBN: 9781925173321

The associated publication 'Supporting tertiary students with a disability or mental illness: good practice guide' is indexed at TD/TNC 122.07.

Resource type: Report

Call number: TD/TNC 122.02

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