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Advisory Visiting Teachers

Advisory Visiting Teachers (AVTs) are teachers with specialist knowledge and skills, who support the access, participation and achievement of students with disability.

The department provides AVTs in the following disability areas to ensure schools have access to specialist disability knowledge to ensure students can access, participate and succeed at school:

Regions may also provide access to advisory visiting teacher support in other disability areas.

AVT Services

The main role of the AVT is to support school staff in enabling students with disability to access and participate in the curriculum. The way this is achieved may vary from region to region and from school to school.

AVTs provide a range of services. For example they may:

Accessing AVT Services

To access AVT services, please contact your regional office.

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