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State Government 26TEN
26TEN is a network of organisations and individuals working together to improve adult literacy in Tasmania. Links to grant application forms as available
State Government Early Childhood Intervention Services
Early Childhood Intervention Services support children with a disability or developmental delay from birth to school entry, and their families
State Government Passenger information and forms
Transport Division forms and guidelines relating to passenger transport in Tasmania, including disability standards and behaviour management. Links to forms for complaints, school bus incident reports and student bus pass
State Government Spectacles Assistance Scheme (Department of Education) (PDF file)
Details of the assistance available to eligible students for the purchase of standard frames and lenses for full-time students from kindergarten through to senior secondary level. Application forms are available from participating optometrists (list available online)
State Government Students with disabilities
Information for educators in Tasmanian government schools on the teaching of students with disabilities. Includes links to policies and guidelines, and support materials for classroom teachers
State Government Tasmanian Certificate of Educational Achievement
Details on the Tasmanian Certificate of Educational Achievement (TCEA) including guidelines, lodging narrative material and application form
State Government Tasmanian Certificate of Educational Achievement: guidelines (PDF file)
Tasmanian Qualifications Authority guidelines on the operation of the TCAE, a certificate designed to meet the need for a centrally issued and quality assured certificate that records the participation and achievement of students undertaking senior secondary studies in a personalised way
State Government Transport concession information and forms
Department of Infrastructure, Energy and Resources (DIER) information on Tasmanian transport concessions, including student bus passes, the Conveyance Allowance, the Transport Access Scheme. Includes links to application forms
State Government Willing and Able Mentoring Program
The Mentoring program (WAM) is supported between the Tasmanian State Service and the National Disability Coordination Officers. It matches tertiary students with disability to a mentor in an organisation in the area in which the student hopes to establish a career. Downloadable Manual for potential mentors

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