About Mater Dei
Based in the Macarthur and established as a special school in 1957, Mater Dei is an organization that provides early intervention therapy services and education for babies, children and young people with an intellectual disability or developmental delay.
The underpinning philosophy for all that we do at Mater Dei is inclusion into the wider community. Inclusion is based on the dignity and uniqueness of each person, self-esteem, respect, equity, independence, interdependence and responsibility.
Mater Dei School is a Catholic, Congregational school located in the Wollongong Diocese and is a proud member of the ten Colleges who together comprise Good Samaritan Education (GSE). Much of our work is focused on providing opportunities and experiences that will help our students develop the skills and confidence to be fully included as members of their community.