INFORMATION FOR SCHOOLS AND TEACHERS
Specialist Disability Services to Schools (SDSS) Program - Funded Support for Eligible Students
This is an ongoing education support program providing financial assistance to approved organisations to help improve educational opportunities and enhance the learning outcomes of students with disability by supporting their access to and praticipation in curriculum.
SDSS Program funding enables the CRC to offer various programs to schools including:
Teachers and HoSES collaborate with CRC therapists to design and deliver individualised programs to meet student needs. Therapists include:
- Speech Language Pathologist
- Occupational Therapist
Appropriate specialised equipment is available to schools to assist eligible students with mobility, communication and social interaction.
Eligibility for SDSS funded supports
Students must be enrolled in a State or Non State School and have a verified diagnosis in one or more of the following categories:
- Autistic Spectrum Disorder (ASD)
- Hearing Impairment (HI)
- Intellectual Disability (ID)
- Physical Impairment (PI)
- Social Emotional Disorder (SED)
- Speech Language Impairment (SLI)
- Vision Impairment (VI)
How can Schools access SDSS Funded Services?
SDSS funded services are accessed via school Request for Service which must be submitted by the Principal or a nominated delegate (eg, HoSES, Learning Support Staff or Classroom Teachers).
- Service Request Form
- Updated Goals Form
- Resource Request Form
- Fee for Service Schedule
- Delivering Funded Support to Schools Brochure