Education: Access and learning support for disabled and Deaf students
Dedicated funding for students who need learning support
What dedicated funding is available and who qualifies?
Students who need learning support – who may have a variety of physical, sensory, learning or behavioural difficulties – are eligible for services and support through the Ministry of Education’s schemes like the Ongoing Resourcing Scheme (ORS).
You can get information about these services from these websites:
- Student Rights is another Community Law website that’s for students, parents and caregivers – it has information about learning support for disabled students at
- See “Learning Support” on the Ministry of Education website, at parents.education.govt.nz/learning-support/