The Woden School also supports people considering a career in the disability sector through providing numerous work experience and volunteer opportunities.
Please contact the school if you would like to discuss these opportunities.
Please note that a Working With Vulnerable People card is required for all people who work with students in schools. More information can be found on the Office of Regulatory Services website, or by clicking here.
More information on the role of peer-mediated mentors and inclusive practice can be found in the following texts:
Chan, Jeffrey M. et. al; 'Use of peer-mediated interventions in the treatment of autism spectrum disorders: A systematic review' in Research in Autism Spectrum Disorders Volume 3, Issue 4 , October–December 2009, Pages 876–889
Gillman, Debra; 'The Power of Peer Mentoring' Waisman Center University of Wisconsin–Madison University Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities 2006
Staub, Debbie; 'Using Nondisabled Peers To Support the Inclusion of Students with Disabilities at the Junior High School Level' Journal of the Association for Persons with Severe Handicaps, v21 n4 p194-205 Win 1996