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The Australian Association of Special Education Inc (AASE) is a broad-based non-categorical association concerned with all who have special education needs.

AASE aims to:

  • advocate on behalf of people with special education needs to ensure provision of and access to quality education services
  • provide a range of quality services to members and the wider community.

Any person interested in these aims may be a member of AASE. Members include parents/caregivers, teachers, therapists, community members, administrators and university lecturers.


KidsMatter is an Australian mental health and well-being initiative set in primary schools and early childhood education and care services (like preschools, kindergartens and day care centres).It’s a framework that helps these places take care of children's mental health needs.

Siblings Australia

Siblings Australia works to support siblings of children and students with disability. Their website has information for teachers.

This is a link to an article about the mental health of siblings of children and students with a disability.


Ministerial Advisory Committee: Children and Students with Disability

Phone: (08) 8226 3632
Email: decdminadv [at] sa.gov.au