Opinion

Zoë Wundenberg | Inclusiveness must be more than hollow words

Zoë Wundenberg
August 8 2023 - 5:30am
'Othering' people with disabilities is the last approach governments, and society, should be taking. Picture Shutterstock
'Othering' people with disabilities is the last approach governments, and society, should be taking. Picture Shutterstock

On August 3, Wodonga mum Cynthea Dodson wrote an open letter to Victoria's Premier Dan Andrews and Minister for Education and Women Natalie Hutchins about the cuts being made to the Visiting Teacher Service. Ms Dodson's daughter Zoe, 7, is legally blind and she depends on this program to help her learn how to use the resources and tools available to her to help her gain independence, a meaningful education and, hopefully, employment, when she grows up.

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Zoë Wundenberg

Zoë Wundenberg is a careers consultant and un/employment advocate at impressability.com.au, and a regular columnist for ACM.

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