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Student Michael
Age 5
Year 1
School Primary

Michael has a sunny nature and arrives at school each day with a big smile on his face.

He always joins in every class activity. He observes what his classmates are doing and then follows suit.

Michael is in a class of 24 children. When the class is handwriting, Michael is also handwriting although his programme is a little different. He has friends and is accepted as an equal by his classmates. Michael has global developmental delay. His teacher has teacher aide support for 11 hours a week as well as 0.1 FTE learning support teacher time for Michael. He can say the words “Mum” and “no” clearly and can indicate “yes”.