Developmental Language Disorder

Ask a child ‘what works’. How classroom teachers can consult children with communication difficulties

By Haley Tancredi

In Australia children with disabilities have the right to be consulted about what can be done to help them participate fully in school life. The Australian Disability Standards for Education specifically directs teachers to “consult the student” about what adjustments they could reasonably make within their classrooms to help students with disabilities “participate in education