Please refer to the department’s collated list of links and resources to support disability inclusion (DOCX)External Link . Schools can also access professional learning on Disability Inclusion through ARC, Refer to: ArcExternal Link and ARC regional pages.

Disability Inclusion Profile and Process

Preparing for and participating in a profile meeting

Communication and engagement tools

Inclusive Education professional learning offerings

Abilities Based Learning and Education Support

Abilities Based Learning and Education Support (ABLES)External Link is an assessment and reporting suite for identifying and monitoring the learning readiness and progress of students with disability and diverse learners. The ABLES professional learning modulesExternal Link build the knowledge and skills of teachers and other school professionals by supporting them to understand, implement and use ABLES.

Disability Inclusion 101 professional learning series

The Disability Inclusion 101 professional learning seriesExternal Link consists of live webinars designed to support school staff to learn the basics or refresh knowledge about Disability Inclusion (including the Disability Inclusion Profile).

Disability Inclusion eLearning modules

Disability Inclusion eLearning modules are available for school staff to access at any time. There are 7 modules across a range of topics to support schools to implement Disability Inclusion. To access the modules, go to LearnED in eduPayExternal Link (staff login required) and search for ‘Disability Inclusion’.

Diverse Learners Hub

The Diverse Learners HubExternal Link provides evidence-based advice, information, resources and professional learning opportunities for school staff on how to identify and support ‘diverse learners’, including students with autism, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and learning difficulties such as dyslexia and dyscalculia.

Inclusion Outreach Coaching

Inclusion Outreach CoachesExternal Link assist schools to set up Tier 1 preventative schoolwide systems, practices, and data so they can sustain and strengthen their evidence-based inclusive practices over time.

Inclusive Classrooms professional learning program

The Inclusive Classrooms professional learning programExternal Link offers a suite of blended learning courses for school staff focused on practical teaching strategies, adjustments and supports at the school, classroom and individual levels. Courses include supporting students with autism, behaviour, hearing loss, learning difficulties, oral language needs and vision impairment.

Master of Inclusive Education and Graduate Certificate Initiative

The Masters of Inclusive EducationExternal Link and Graduate Certificate in Education (Learning Difficulties)External Link programs offer funded postgraduate study opportunities in inclusive and specialist education or learning difficulties for teachers in Victorian government schools and regional employees who are keen to strengthen their inclusive education teaching practices and better support students with diverse learning needs.

Statewide Vision Resource Centre

The Statewide Vision Resource CentreExternal Link provides professional learning opportunities for school staff and allied health professionals in addition to specialised and professional assistance and resources, including the provision of learning materials in alternative formats to support students who are blind or have low vision.

Victorian Deaf Education Institute

The Victorian Deaf Education InstituteExternal Link provides professional learning opportunities for school staff to improve learning and wellbeing outcomes for deaf or hard of hearing students.

Resources to support the Disability Inclusion Profile Policy

Reviewed 13 March 2024

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