Educating primary school students to develop understanding, acceptance and inclusion of people with a disability, learning that people with a disability really are
JUST LIKE YOU!
The workshops
Years 1 & 2
CELEBRATING DIFFERENCE,
CREATING INCLUSION
2 Weekly Workshops
Week 1
Duration: 45 minutes
Our dynamic Facilitator educates students to gain a fundamental understanding of why uniqueness is valued and should be celebrated. Students will learn how to identify differences as a positive feature in their lives.
Week 2
Duration: 45 minutes
Students learn what disabilities are and the different types of disabilities. Students learn the importance of inclusive practices and commit to treating everyone with respect and understanding.
Years 3 & 4
KNOW THE FACTS
TO BETTER IMPACT
2 Weekly Workshops
Week 1
Duration: 45 minutes
Students develop an understanding of the different forms of disabilities, including physical, invisible and sensory disabilities and learn how to empathise with challenges people with disabilities may face.
Week 2
Duration: 45 minutes
Students practice how to use words that are positive and inclusive towards people with a disability. Through a series of activities practicing these words, students gain confidence and commit to using positive language around people with a disability.

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Years 5 & 6
CHALLENGING NORMS TO FIND
THE EXTRAORDINARY
2 Weekly Workshops
Week 1
Duration: 45 minutes
Pre-conceived ideas around disability are challenged. Students look at their own role in society and their contribution to positive and negative mindsets and practice integrating alternative modes of communication and movement in to their classroom environment.
Week 2
Duration: 45 minutes
Students will learn about inspiring Australians with disabilities and identify the universal qualities of resilient people. Students then commit to replicating these qualities of those who are not limited by the challenges they face and apply them in their own lives.

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Be a B’day Legend
You can help kids living with a disability feel included and safe by using your B’day to stand up to bullying. Make your next birthday a life changing event by asking your family and friends for a donation instead of gifts. The funds you raise will support Variety’s Just Like You program and help give all kids a fair go – which is the best gift of all!