References, glossary & appendices

References

Australian Government. (2010). Disability (Access to Premises–Buildings) Standards 2010 as amended. Disability Discrimination Act 1992. Attorney-General’s Department.

Australian Government. (2005) Disability Standards for Education 2005. Attorney-General’s Department, Department of Education, Science and Training.

Australian Vice-Chancellors’ Committee. (1996). Australian Vice-Chancellors’ Committee Guidelines relating to Students with a Disability. GPO Box 1142, Canberra ACT.

Commonwealth of Australia. (1992). Disability Discrimination Act 1992 Act No. 135 of 1992 as amended.

Curtin University. (2011). Report on the Disability Access and Inclusion Plan
Review and Consultation 15 November 2011
. Undertaken on Curtin’s behalf by
E-QUAL, PO Box 200, Nedlands, Western Australia, 6909.

Curtin University. (2008). Universal Design Reference Group. Terms of Reference.

Government of Western Australia. (2009). Count Me In –Disability Future Directions. Published by Disability Services Commission, PO Box 441, West Perth, WA.

Government of Western Australia. (1993). Disability Services Act 1993 as amended 2004.

National Disability Insurance Scheme. (2011). Website: fahcsia.gov.au.

Stickels, C. (2002). ‘Professional Registration Boards and Associations and the
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Watts, O., Stickels, C., Fraser, C., Carroll, R., Stewart, N. & Radloff, A. (2000).
Guidelines and Procedures to assist Universities to Examine the Inherent Requirements of their Courses (When Accommodating Students with Disabilities and/or Medical Conditions). Project funded by Co-operative Projects for Higher Education Students with Disabilities Scheme, Department of Education, Training and Youth Affairs and undertaken by Curtin University of Technology for the Post-Secondary Education Disability Network, WA, 2000.

Wynaden, D., et al. (2010). ‘Improving the University Experience for Students who have a Mental Health Problem’. Research project undertaken by Curtin University, funded by Higher Education Equity Support Program grant, 2008–2010.

Glossary of terms

DAIP: Disability Access and Inclusion Plan
DSC: Disability Services Commission
DAIPIC: Disability Access and Inclusion Plan Implementation Committee
‘THE ACT’: Disability Services Act 1993 (WA)

Appendices

Appendix A: Schedule 1 of the Act
Appendix B: Definition of disability as per the Disability Discrimination Act 1992 p. 4
Appendix C: Membership of the Disability Access and Inclusion Plan Implementation Committee
Appendix D: Membership of the Disability Access and Inclusion Plan Review Reference Group

Appendix A: Schedule 1 – Principles applicable to people with disabilities

  1. People with a disability have the inherent right to respect for their human worth and dignity.
  2. People with a disability, whatever the origin, nature, type or degree of disability, have the same basic human rights as other members of society and should be enabled to exercise these.
  3. People with a disability have the same rights as other members of society to realise their individual capacities for physical, social, emotional, intellectual and spiritual development.
  4. People with a disability have the same right as other members of society to services that will support their attaining a reasonable quality of life in a way that also recognises the role and needs of their families and carers.
  5. People with a disability have the same right as other members of society to participate in, direct and implement the decisions that affect their lives.
  6. People with a disability have the same right as other members of society to receive services in a manner that results in the least restriction of their rights and opportunities.
  7. People with a disability have the same right as other members of society to pursue any grievance concerning services.
  8. People with a disability have the right to access the type of services and supports they believe are most appropriate to meet their needs.
  9. People with a disability who reside in rural and regional areas have a right, as far as is reasonable to expect, to have access to similar services provided to people with a disability who reside in the metropolitan area.
  10. People with a disability have a right to an environment free from neglect, abuse, intimidation and exploitation.

Appendix B: Definition of disability as per the Disability Discrimination Act 1992 p. 4

‘Disability’, in relation to a person, means:
a) total or partial loss of the person’s bodily or mental function, or
b) total or partial loss of part of the body, or
c) the presence in the body of organisms causing disease or illness, or
d) the presence in the body of organisms capable of causing disease or illness, or
e) the malfunction, malformation or disfigurement of a part of the person’s body, or
f) a disorder or malfunction that results in the person learning differently from a person without the disorder or malfunction, or
g) a disorder, illness or disease that affects a person’s thought processes, perception of reality, emotions or judgement or that results in disturbed behaviour

and includes a disability that:
h) presently exists, or
i) previously existed but no longer exists, or
j) may exist in the future, or
k) is imputed to a person.

Appendix C: Membership of the Disability Access and Inclusion Plan Implementation Committee (2006–2011)

  • Professor Robyn Quin (Chair), Deputy Vice-Chancellor Education
  • Ms Lyn Marks, Executive Officer, Academic Services Committee
  • Professor Duncan Bentley, Pro Vice-Chancellor, Curtin Business School (PVC Representative)
  • Ms Michelle Rogers, Director, Support Services
  • Ms Cheryl Stickels, (Co-opted), Disability Access and Inclusion Plan Implementation Manager
  • Mr Stephen Harvey, Executive Director, Properties
  • Ms Imogen Garner, Curtin University Librarian
  • Mr Marco Schultheis, Executive Director, Strategy and Planning
  • Mr Peter Nikoletatos, Chief Information Officer, Curtin Information Technology Services
  • Ms Ann Paterson, Director, Corporate Relations
  • Dr Sean Murray, Head, Counselling and Disability Services
  • Ms Tracy Destree, Director, Corporate Risk (now ceased employment with Curtin)
  • Mr William Ryan, Director, Human Resources
  • Mr Jim Mitchell, Director, Admission and Scholarships (for Director, Student Services)
  • Ms Jackie Weinman, Disability Adviser, Counselling and Disability Services
  • Ms Lynne Vautier, Associate Director, Flexible Delivery and Lending, Deputy for University Librarian
  • Ms Demelza Rusha-Conto, (Co-opted), Student representative, Students with Disabilities
  • Ms Caroline Jankovic, Staff Disability Adviser, Human Resources
  • Mr Joseph Quick, (Co-opted), Student Guild President
  • Professor Dave Hedgcock, (Co-opted), Professor of Urban and Regional Planning, School of Built Environment, and Chair of Universal Design Reference Group

Appendix D: Membership of the DAIP Review Reference Group 2011

  • Ms Michelle Rogers, Director, Support Services
  • Mr Stephen Harvey, Executive Director, Properties
  • Ms Ann Paterson, Director, Corporate Relations
  • Dr Sean Murray, Head, Counselling and Disability Services
  • Mr William Ryan, Director, Human Resources
  • Ms Jackie Weinman, Disability Adviser, Counselling and Disability Services
  • Ms Caroline Jankovic, Staff Disability Adviser, Human Resources
  • Ms Cheryl Stickels, Disability Access and Inclusion Plan Implementation Manager
  • Mr James Davies, Curtin Student
  • Ms Geraldine Lane, Lecturer and Unit Coordinator, Open University, School of Education
  • Ms Sally Webster, Manager, Student Equity and Diversity
  • Mr Bernard Hill, Director, Professional Standards and Conduct Unit (now ceased employment with Curtin)
  • Dr Angela Fielding, Head of Department, Social Work
  • Ms Sally Vaughan, Disability Adviser, Counselling and Disability Services
  • Professor Errol Cocks, Director, Research Centre, School of Occupational Therapy and Social Work
  • Associate Professor Angus Buchanan, School of Occupational Therapy and Social work
  • Associate Professor Robyn Pilcher, School of Accounting