School operations

Student Support Services

2. Services provided by student support services


Speech pathologists

Social workers

  • Support schools to develop reasonable adjustments
  • Offer support to students, families and schools through involvement in individual, group and family work
  • Provide support at critical incidents in schools where appropriate

Schools may also have access to other allied health officers such as occupational therapists or school nurses. They may be employed by the school, area or region.

Guidance chapter outlining the types of services provided by the department's Student Support Services

Reviewed 18 January 2024

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