Non-state schools have their own systems and resources to support students with disability.
The Department of Education (department) also supports non-state schools by providing a range of disability-specific supports and services.
Schools and parents can also access the
Autism Hub for advice about supports for students with autism.
The department also supports state and non-state schools by providing funding to approved
organisations to deliver services for eligible school-aged students with disability to access the curriculum, participate at school and improve their educational outcomes.
If you have any queries regarding the support options available for your child, please talk to your child’s classroom teacher, principal or schooling sector authority.
Enquiries relating to dual enrolment program options should be directed to the school principal or schooling sector authority.
Information is available about the
hospital education program service.
The information below is about the processes involved in accessing and/or managing these services and resources.
To support non-state school staff to access and/or manage the services and resources outlined in the
Memorandum of Agreement—Special Education Services and Dual Enrolment 2020–2022 (MOA), the
Handbook—Memorandum of Agreement—Special Education Services and Dual Enrolment 2020–2022 has been provided outlining:
- the purpose of the agreement between the department, Independent Schools Queensland (ISQ) and Queensland Catholic Education Commission (QCEC), including definitions, nature and scope, roles and other considerations as part of the agreement
- the processes and actions associated with implementing the activities and reporting requirements for each of the schedules of the MOA.
Information on accessing services, forms and other support materials is also provided below for each of the services outlined in the schedules of the MOA:
- Dual enrolment program options:
- Advisory Visiting Teacher (AVT) services
- Refer to ISQ or QCEC for further information regarding AVT service delivery to schools.
- Education adjustment program (EAP):
- Hearing impairment:
- Physical Impairment:
- Vision Impairment:
- Students with disability equipment loan and trial service
- Alternative format production and resource service
- Education low vision assessment centre (formerly known as Paediatric low vision clinic service)