Dignity Party State Budget demands

On Budget Eve, Dignity Party MP Kelly Vincent is demanding action from the Government and Treasurer Tom Koutsantonis to ensure South Australians in poverty are not left behind in this budget.  She is calling for funding and resources to improve...

Kelly urges people to look beyond disabilities

By Greg Mayfield, Port Pirie Recorder Staff were gathered around Dignity Party MP Kelly Vincent in the courtyard of Mid North Education Centre for a lesson in … well, dignity. The seven-year veteran of the Upper House in State Parliament was...

Committee recommendation to audit schools on how they deal with children with disabilities

ABC North and West Schools could be audited to see how they deal with children with disabilities if a key recommendation of a State Parliamentary Committee is adopted. The committee, which investigated access to the school system for children with...

A fair go in education for students with disabilities

Dignity Party MLC Kelly Vincent has tabled the report on Access to the South Australian Education system for Students with a Disability in the Parliament. “Families, educators and representative groups from across the state made their views known through the...

Select Committee on Access to the South Australian Education System for students with disabilities

The Hon. K.L. VINCENT: I move: That the report of the select committee be noted. It is a pleasure to be tabling this report today. It is one that, due to a high level of interest and the number of...

South Australian students with disabilities not being ‘invested in’, Kelly Vincent says

By Lauren Waldhuter Posted Wed at 1:24pmWed 31 May 2017, 1:24pm Picture Description: two young children are walking down the road with backpacks on holding lunch boxes. South Australian schools should face tangible consequences for unnecessarily restraining students with disabilities...

Parliamentary Committee examining the education system hands down its recommendations

Schools are being told to stop defaulting to suspension or exclusion to manage challenging behaviour from children with disabilities. A State parliamentary committee has handed down final recommendations; there are more than 90 of them. It heard that students are...

Mainstream schools ‘struggle to teach children with disabilities’, parents face ‘demoralising processes’

By Lauren Waldhuter Updated Sat at 6:21pmSat 1 Apr 2017, 6:21pm Photo: B-J Price says her son Max, who has cerebral palsy, is now thriving at a public school which his younger brother Quinlan also attends. (ABC News: Lauren Waldhuter)...

Kelly Vincent – Vision Australia Interview on International Women’s Day and Educational Experiences of Students with Disabilities

Peter Greco: It’s always great catching up with Kelly Vincent the member for the Dignity Party in the legislative council. Kelly welcome to you Kelly Vincent: Pretty good, thanks Peter, how are you? Peter Greco: Pretty good, now you’ve not...

Kelly Vincent – Vision Australia Interview on Special Books by Special Kids

On Wednesday 7 December, Dignity Party MLC Kelly Vincent was interviewed on radio station Vision Australia where she discussed Chris Ulmer, the man behind Special Books by Special Kids. Here is the transcript and audio from the interview. Pam Green:...