Inclusion in Practice 2020

Down Syndrome Victoria is proud to present​


an innovative education conference

Join us for this essential professional development conference and learn practical ways
to create the foundations for genuine inclusion at your primary or secondary school.

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Hear from keynote speaker TERESA IACONO: Professor of Rural and Regional Allied Health, and an Executive member of the Living with Disability Research Centre at La Trobe University, Australia. Teresa will discuss her research around meaningful inclusion of students with disability in school education, including designing reasonable adjustments for school inclusion. 

We are thrilled to annouce KATE BARAKIS will also be joining us on the day. Kate is an actor and aspiring childcare educator who will inspire educators to reimagine what is possible for all students. Kate also has Down syndrome.

Topics include:

Making practical and reasonable adjustments for meaningful inclusion

Positive behaviour support

Social stories

Successful teacher and education support staff collaboration


Attendance at this conference can contribute to your VIT professional development.

Numbers are limited - do not miss out