Eligibility for physical disability program

Belmore School is for students who meet the eligibility criteria for the program category of Physical Disability as detailed in the following tables extracted from the document Program for Students with Disabilities – Guidelines for Schools 2016.

What is a physical disability defined as?

  1. A significant physical disability; AND/OR
  2. A significant health impairment; AND Requires regular paramedical support

Criteria

  1. A significant physical disability; AND/OR
  2. A significant health impairment; AND Requires regular paramedical support.

Note: Schools can refer students with a mild physical disability or health impairment for support by a visiting teacher. It is recommended that a medical management plan be developed for any student with a health impairment.

Evidence

A statement detailing the disability or health impairment from a paediatrician;

AND

A statement detailing paramedical service requirements from a registered physiotherapist or occupational therapist. Note: Written agreement for a formal assessment or statement must be provided by the student’s parent/ guardian/carer(s). Note: Professionals are requested to refer to the Department guidelines for assessment of physical disability/health impairment, available from Regional Disabilities Coordinators.

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