The Disability Action Plan (DAP) articulates the University's commitment to meeting its obligations and responsibilities under the Disability Discrimination Act (1992). The DAP has detailed strategies to consider ways in which people with disabilities will be assisted in the areas of education, employment and accommodation so that they have an equitable access to these areas of public life. The DAP also details monitoring and reporting processes.
The University's Disability Action Plan
EHL Faculty Disability Advisory Group (FDAG)
The Faculty Disability Advisory Group reviews and reports on the Faculty's progress toward the objectives and recommendations of the EHL Disability Action Plan. The group meets bi-monthly to monitor progress of the Plan, report back to the University Disability Committee and makes recommendations for biennial reporting of the EHL Faculty Disability Action Plan.
The members of the group are:
|Dr Julie McMillan, Faculty Disability Academic Advisor (FDAA), Chair||Education|
|Mrs Tania Leiman, Faculty Disability Academic Advisor (FDAA)||Law|
|Ms Paula Williams, Disability Liaison Officer|| Health, Counselling and Disability Services|
| Mr Simon MacDonald, Faculty General Manager|| Faculty Administration|
| Ms Vicki Brown, Technology Support Services / Flexible Delivery Unit|| Faculty Administration|
|Assoc Prof Kate Douglas, Lecturer ECW&AS||Humanities|
EHL Faculty Disability Academic AdvisorsMrs Tania Leiman
Phone: 8201 3989Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Dr Julie McMillan
Phone: 8201 5748
The Faculty Disability Acacemic Advisor (FDAA) acts as a point of contact for:
information for students with disabilities in the Faculty;
Health and Counselling service members in seeking to negotiate with academic staff in the Faculty; and
academic staff within the Faculty who may need to clarify issues in regard to reasonable adjustments to assessment and teaching methods for students with disabilities.
Disability Liaison Officers (Flinders)Paula Williams and Toni CrisciPhone: 8201 2118TTY: 8201 3242
The University's Disability Liaison Officers provide information regarding assistance for students with disabilities, advocacy on disability issues on behalf of individual students or a number of students and coordination of specific services that enable students with disabilities to access and participate in University study.Students who require more information can be directed to the University's Health and Counselling.
Assessment and teaching methods for students with disabilities
The Assessment and Teaching (Appendix A, Student related policies and procedures manual) website provides information in relation to:
- University guidelines for reasonable adjustment to assessment and teaching methods for students with disabilities
- arrangements for students with disabilities while sitting exams or doing assignments
- providing advice about facilities and services available to students with disabilities
Inclusive teaching and assessment methods
The Inclusive Teaching website is designed to offer assistance to academic staff in issues of inclusive teaching, such as:
Inclusive practice at Flinders The war in Iraq Inclusive assessment Strategies for inclusive issues Inclusive curriculum checklist Examples Teaching controversial issues Resources, links and references Inclusive curriculum design
The Equal Opportunity Unit website contains information about services and support available to staff and students with disabilities.