This survey is for families with a child aged 5-18 with challenging behaviour and difficulties in the school system. If you have more than one child with challenging behaviours please complete a survey for each child.

The information you provide will assist with:

- getting data on the number of students being fully or partially excluded from school because of their behaviour
- the impact of this exclusion on families
- our systemic advocacy work in promoting changes that enable all children to participate in school, both socially and academically
- our project work in developing workshops and resources for schools to help them to understand and respond to students with very complex needs

This survey should take around 10 minutes - a $50 Coles Myer voucher will be sent to a randomly selected respondent.

All responses will be treated with confidentiality and we do not share any personal details with third parties. All responses will be de-identified before any findings are reported on.

Thank you for participating.

* 1. What are some of your child's challenging behaviours?

* 2. Does your child have a diagnosis?

* 3. Does your child attend school?

* 4. What type of school does your child attend?

* 5. Has your child ever been suspended due to behaviour

* 6. Has your child ever been expelled due to behaviour?

* 7. Have you had to move schools because of a reason related to behaviour?

* 8. Have you ever felt that there is a Mental Health aspect to your child's behaviour?

* 9. Thinking about the times when school has worked for your child, what was your level of involvement in their schooling?

* 10. If school has worked, what are some of the positive factors?

* 11. What is your child's age?

* 12. Do you have any other comments, questions, or concerns?

* 13. Finally, if you would like to know about our work in understanding challenging behaviour, education, and other areas, please  provide your contact details below. (optional)