ACT school infrastructure inquiry told school are not accessible for those with disabilities

Sarah Lansdown
By Sarah Lansdown
May 18 2021 - 5:00pm
The Legislative Assembly inquiry into ACT school infrastructure heard that mainstream schools don't cater for disabilities well, including newer schools such as Evelyn Scott. Picture: Sitthixay Ditthavong

Children with disabilities continue to be segregated from their classmates as ACT public schools remain mostly inaccessible for people with disabilities and mental health concerns, an inquiry has heard.

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Sarah Lansdown

Sarah Lansdown

Canberra Times education reporter

Sarah covers all stages of education in the capital, from early childhood to higher education. Previously she was a general news reporter at The Advocate in North West Tasmania. She was named Best New Journalist at the 2019 Tasmanian Media Awards for a series on paramedic shortages. Email: sarah.lansdown@canberratimes.com.au