The Special Education Programme (SEP) is an integral part of
Runcorn Heights State School. It provides support to students who have been
verified under the categories of Autistic Spectrum Disorder, Speech Language
Impairment, Intellectual Disorder, Hearing Impairment, Physical Impairment and
Visual Impairment. The verification process identifies students who require
The SEP offers in-class
support, resources and provides focused and intensive intervention programs to
support positive behaviour. SEP staff
work closely with therapists (Occupational, Speech/Language Pathologists and
Physiotherapists), class teachers, external agencies and families to ensure the
best possible outcome for students.
“By using the principles of effective learning and teaching
and an inclusive approach to the provision of quality curriculum programmes,
including differentiation and flexible options Runcorn Heights State School
aims to improve learning outcomes for all students.” RHSS Differentiation and Student Support Provision document.
Further information on Education Queensland’s initiatives
for support for students with a disability can be found on the Education
Queensland website under ‘Disability Policy’ and ‘Inclusive Education’.