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Learning from Home – Supporting Students with Disabilities

  • Audience
    Teacher
    Teacher leader
    Team
  • Next Intake
    On demand
  • Location
    Online
  • Duration
    10-20 minute videos
  • Mode
    Online
  • Fees
    DET Fully Subsidised

Learning from Home – Supporting Students with Disabilities will enable you to confidently target your teaching practices to the learning needs of students with disabilities.

The video series will explore how to differentiate and deliver quality remote learning to students with mild to moderate disabilities. The various disability subtypes include:

  • intellectual disability
  • physical impairment
  • deaf or hard of hearing (DHH)
  • vision impairment
  • autism.

There is also an introductory video that outlines Department resources available to support students with disability more broadly.

The video series is designed by the Inclusive Education Division and presented by school leaders and teachers with expertise in learning and disability.

Audience

Designed for teachers working in a mainstream or specialist settings.

Each 10- to 20-minute video will deep dive into a specific disability within the context of remote teaching and learning.

You will hear advice from expert practitioners from Victorian specialist schools experienced in working with students with disability in this remote learning environment. They will provide pedagogical and practical strategies to support learning from home.

The videos have been designed to be standalone and can be viewed according to your specific needs and experiences across the various disability subtypes.
 

Introduction to the Department’s support for students with disability

This video provides an overview of the Learning from Home resources produced for students with disability.

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Supporting students with intellectual disability learning remotely

In this video you will hear Jenny Hamilton, principal at Marnebek School, discuss the adjustments and the learnings from the remote teaching experience.

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Supporting students with physical disability learning remotely

In this video you will hear Karen Hunt, Head of Primary, Glenallen School, speak about the benefits and learnings from teaching remotely.

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Supporting students with DHH learning remotely

In this video you will hear Marg Tope, principal at Victorian College of the Deaf, speak about the use of technology to create optimum remote learning experiences.

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Catering for a student with vision impairment learning remotely

In this video you will hear Marion Blaze, Manager of the Statewide Vision Resource Centre, discuss how students with vision impairment have continued to thrive learning remotely.

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Supporting students with autism learning remotely

In this video you will hear Paige Davey, assistant principal at Western Autistic School, speak about how learning from home has suited some students.

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Karen Underwood
Manager Learning Difficulties
Inclusive Education Division
7022 3128
underwood.karen.k@edumail.vic.gov.au