InclusivED provides registered training organisations the opportunity to place students with direct support staff to learn the skills, knowledge, competencies and practices that are essential when supporting people with a disability.
Some of these task include:
- How to implement an Individual Support Plan
- How to communicate with participants who are non-verbal
- How to provide feedback in a crisis
- Professionalism and credibility on the job
- Working together as a team member
Students get teamed with an experienced Direct Support Staff and are taught the skills of working with Participants to achieve tasks outlined during support times.
InclusivED also feeds back to the academic and general community through representations at conferences, forums, expos, workshops and networking events.
InclusivED is engaged in the following tasks in relation to education, support and training:
- Innovative Community Participation Activities – to enable participants to access mainstream activities
- Providing tutoring at home to support learning and follow up with school tasks
- Providing mentoring and guidance through transitions (primary school to secondary to TAFE to individual learning options)
- Providing support at University through the Equitable Learning Units
- Exploring post-secondary options for learning
- Providing work integrated learning placements for students studying Certificate IV and Diploma in Disability Services