Text reads: Children and young people with disability.

Submissions, research and reports

CYDA’s submission to the Senate Inquiry into School disruption

CYDA policy submission.

⚠️ Content note: Discussion of ableism

" ... it's important for children to attend as much [school] as possible, and they [schools and teachers] aren't very flexible about this, because for some kids, like me, it's a case of quality versus quantity.”

The Disability Standards for Education (DSE) have been in place for 18 years and the Disability Discrimination Act (DDA) since 1992. Neither the DDA, the DSE or any state or territory based polices ensure an equitable and quality education for students with disability.

Neither Programme for International Student Assessment  (PISA) nor National Assessment Program – Literacy and Numeracy (NAPLAN) are appropriate measures of the educational experience and achievement of students with disability.

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CYDA policy submission.