Victorian Department of Education and Training
The Disability Inclusion Profile forms part of the $1.6 billion Disability Inclusion package announced in the Victorian Government's State Budget 2020/21.
The Disability Inclusion Profile is an innovative strength-based approach to supporting children with disability in schools. It puts the needs of the student at the heart of our response – shifting away from outdated practices to focus on what a child can achieve, rather than what they can’t.
To support this significant reform, AHA is partnering with the Department of Education and Training to:
The new tiered funding model and the Disability Inclusion Profile will be introduced through staged roll-out over the next five years, commencing across 3 regions in 2021 and scaling up to a state-wide service by 2025.
Roll-out of the Disability Inclusion Profile is expected to double the number of students receiving extra support in the classroom, and will provide targeted, tailored support throughout all stages of each student's schooling.