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Submissions, research and reports

Abuse of students with disability in Australian schools

CYDA policy submission.

⚠️ Content note: Mentions of Abuse.

This submission accompanies a representation made to the Special Rapporteur on the Rights of Persons with Disability on 18 July 2016 by a group of Australian advocacy organisations and individuals. 

It details the significant concerns Children and Young People with Disability Australia (CYDA) has regarding the frequent experiences of neglect, assault, restraint, detainment, seclusion or other forms of torture, cruel or degrading treatment of children and young people with disability in Australian education settings. 

CYDA policy submission.