Peer information sheet:    intellectual disability

Students that understand the importance of friendship, recognise ways in which we are all similar (such as all students having strengths and challenges), and can identify how they can be inclusive, are key to creating inclusive school communities. 

This resource helps students to identify strengths and similarities across all peers, and provides practical ways that they can include and support a student who has an intellectual disability.

 

Students playing cricket in the school grounds.

School Excellence Framework alignment

Wellbeing

Australian Professional Standards for Teachers alignment

Standard 1: Know students and how they learn

Audience

Primary teachers, students

Purpose

This information sheet provides students with practical ways they can include and support a student who has an intellectual disability.

Reviewed

November 2021. Share your feedback here