The Senior Section of Monash SDS caters for students aged 12-15 years, who have a moderate to profound intellectual disability, including students with Autism Spectrum Disorder and/or multiple disabilities.


Students are taught using the Victorian Curriculum. Areas of learning include:



Health and Physical Education

The Arts





Personal and Social Capabilities


Students also have an opportunity to participate in an Electives Program.


All students begin their day in home room and move around to different programs throughout the day then returning to their home room at the end of the day.


Students are also involved in specialist programs such as Swimming, Music, Physical Education and Bike Education.  Monash SDS also offers a camp program ranging from day trips, overnight and a three day camp.


Our extensive therapy team which include Speech, Occupational Therapy and Physiotherapy offer input into classroom programs to meet student individual needs.


Student Support Group Meetings (SSG) are held regularly during the year between staff and parents. These meetings are used to discuss priorities and assist in developing individual goals for each student.


Regular assessment and review of student progress is carried out to ensure best outcomes. Written reports are given twice a year.

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