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Student services and support programs



Mooloolah State School is committed to every student reaching their potential. Our whole school vision is one of inclusiveness for ALL students. 

Our Special Education staff at Mooloolah SS includes two experienced teachers (Karen Davidson and Ev Cassells), two resourceful teacher aides (Fran Blight and Bronwyn Barker), a Head of Special Education (April Persini) who visits the school weekly and a Guidance Officer (Libby Howlett) who visits our school every Wednesday. 

A Student Services Committee operates weekly to ensure intervention is explored and provided for identified students.  All student referrals must be supported by parental permission before an initial consultation can be undertaken.
Students with Disabilities
Support for students with disabilities is provided through a supportive, inclusive model.  All students are integrated into regular classrooms but still have access to small group and individual support as needed.  Eligible students are supported with an Individual Curriculum Plan and additional teacher/teacher aide time is given to support programs as required.  Ongoing parent involvement and communication is an important aspect of our support.
Visiting Specialist Staff
Our Guidance Officer provides a range of services including; assessments, counselling, placement and referral to community agencies.  The services are accessed through a referral process and prioritised at the Student Services Committee.
 
A Speech Language Pathologist visits fortnightly.  Students are referred for speech language therapy by their class teachers and prioritised for support through our Student Services Committee.
 
Advisory Visiting Teachers, Occupational Therapists and Physiotherapists visit regularly and provide support for eligible students.