The Grammar Disc is a multi-media learning resource in Auslan to assist deaf learners to improve their English in relation to employment.
The National Disability Coordination Officer Program (NDCO) website provides information for young people with a disability who are moving from school into tertiary education in Australia. It has information for the students, parents and teachers.
Disability Discrimination Legal Centre is a free legal service that focuses on cases of discrimination, especially when the outcome of the case will benefit other members of a disability group, in addition to the individual.
For an overview of the VET sector, go to Victorian Curriculum and Assessment Authority.
For information regarding apprentices and trainees, including information on how to contact a Field Officer, go to the Skills Victoria, Apprentices and Trainees webpage. For other information about VET training in Victoria, go to Skills Victoria.
Adult, Community and Further Education (ACFE) also provides training to adults.
The ACE DisAbility Network website has information and resources for both learners and teaching staff about Adult Community Education (ACE) in Victoria.
Further information about apprenticeships is available from Group Training Victoria.
The network of Neighbourhood Houses provides community-based training.
Information about deafness and hearing loss from RNID (Royal National Institute for Deaf People) in the UK.
Planning Guide for People with a Disability or Medical Condition (Word doc) created by Australian Disability Clearinghouse on Education and Training.
VCOD is a deaf run advocacy and information organisation.
The Australian Human Rights Commisssion can help you if you feel you have been discriminated against and want to make a complaint under the Disability Discrimination Act (1992).
Disability Standards for Education (2005) make clear what the DDA means in relation to education and educational institutions.
On this site there is an Auslan clip about the Disability Standards for Education (2005) as well as information in English.
Victorian Equal Opportunity & Human Rights Commission can help you if you feel you have been discriminated against and want to make a complaint under the Victorian Equal Opportunity Act (1995). The site also has information about Disability Standards for Education.
A few examples of the types of sites that a Google search finds when using key words such as "deaf nurse" or "deaf police officers " are:
The Laurent Clerc National Deaf Education Center is a useful site with multiple links relating to information about deafness, communication choices, technology, educational needs as well as information on student transition to tertiary education.
The National Deaf Children Services is a UK site that provides information to parents about parenting a deaf child.
Resources for Parents with Deaf and Hard of Hearing Children - a useful site with multiple links relating to information about deafness, early intervention, communication choices, technology, and educational needs.