Warragul andand District Specialist School is located in West Gippsland in a purpose-built facility adjacent to Warragul Regional College. The school caters for students aged from 5-18 with mild to profound intellectual disabilities. Students travel to the school from throughout the shire of Baw Baw. The school enrols approximately 100 students. Warragul and District Specialist School offers a comprehensive curriculum designed to equip students with skills in preparation for life beyond school. The social, physical and academic development of the student is paramount. Individual education plans are developed in consultation with parents, teachers, paramedical staff and teacher assistants, recognising individual differences and rates of learning. Warragul and District Specialist School has a strong paramedical team consisting of two physiotherapists, two occupational therapists, two psychologists and therapy support staff. The speech pathologist is supported by a designated speech assistant and a well established speech program. The school believes that all students can and will learn, and grow in self-esteem, through fostering a climate of care, dignity and respect.