This page contains information and links to further resources related to Inclusion.
We will update this as we are able to. We welcome any feedback.
Disability statistics give you information about disabled people living in New Zealand. Find out about the number of disabled people in New Zealand, and how well disabled people are faring compared with non-disabled people. You can also find information about:
the employment gap between disabled and non-disabled people
disabled people's life satisfaction
the met and unmet support needs of disabled people
the demographic characteristics of disabled people in New Zealand.
“The Disability Survey is currently the most comprehensive source of information on disabled people in New Zealand. It collects details on the characteristics of disabled people, including the nature and cause of impairments, the type of support they need, and how well they are faring compared with non-disabled people,” Ms Ramsay said....
Disabled people have the right to be treated fairly, with respect and to be free from ableism. We undertake a number of projects, as the Human Rights Commission, to remove barriers for disabled people....
What inclusive education means
Children and young people learn best when they:
enjoy positive relationships with their fellow learners and teachers, and
are able to be active, visible members of the learning community.
Inclusive education means all children and young people are engaged and achieve through being present, participating, learning and belonging. It means all learners are welcomed by their local early learning service and school, and are supported to play, learn, contribute and participate in all aspects of life at the school or service....