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  • Helping your child move into primary and then secondary school can require careful planning.
  • There is a range of disability support services in place to help your child at school including their dedicated Student Support Group and various government programs.
  • Your child’s Individual Learning Plan will outline their learning needs as well as their safety, access, behavioural, medical and personal care needs.
  • Spending time to get to know your child’s school and sharing important information about your child will help you develop a positive partnership with the school.
  • You can help support what your child learns at school by talking to them about their day, asking about what they are learning and helping with homework.

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Reviewed on: 18-09-2015