Children with Disabilities

Kazakhstan’s invisible children: Inclusivity and the Future

Photo: (From Author Site URL) Date: 27 Sep 2018 | by: BOTAGOZ SEYDAKHMETOVA  | Story Source: OpenDemocracy.net ~ Go to Original Article In Kazakhstan, children with special educational needs and disabilities are kept out of sight and out of mind For most Kazakh...

Can Hong Kong’s inclusive education marry non-local curricula?

Photo: (From Author Site URL) Date: 14 Sep 2018 | by: Sophia Lam | Story Source: The South China Morning Post ~ Go to Original Article Integrating students with special educational needs (SEN) into mainstream classrooms has been the official policy for more than a...

From Norway, Eyes and Ears for Sick Students

Photo: (From Author Site URL) Date: 3 Sep 2018 | by: New York Times | Story Source: New York Times ~ Go to Original Article OSLO — In 2015, Karen Dolva learned from a friend who’d worked briefly in a pediatric hospital ward of the loneliness that afflicts children...

Living, learning and thriving with a disability

Photo: (From Author Site URL) Date: 27 August 2018 | by:  Leroy Phillips | Story Source: GPE ~ Go to Original Article Leroy Phillips, an education youth advocate for GPE, reflects on his early years after losing his vision, stigma and the programs and mentors that...

Seeing AI 2016 Prototype – A Microsoft research project

Photo: (From Author Site URL) Updated: August 2018| By: Microsoft, Media & Communications Officer | Story Source: Microsoft (Youtube) ~ Go to Original Update : To get this technology into the hands of as many people as possible, this research project has evolved to be...

Inclusive education is the future

Photo: (From Author Site URL) Date: 3 Aug 2018 | By: Alice Allbright | Story Source: M&G (Mail & Guardian) ~ Go to Original Article   Ali Moussa and Mahmoud are sixth-graders in Zanzibar. The boys are nearly blind and use recording devices and Braille machines to...

Inclusive education starts with planning

Photo: GPE/Kelley Lynch (From Author Site URL) Date: 26 July 2018 | By: Mark Waltham, UNICEF, and Jim Ackers, IIEP/UNESCO | Story Source: Global Partnership for Education (GPE) ~ Go to Original Article   During a technical roundtable on disability-inclusive...

The Promise of Inclusive Education

Photo: Elets Digital Learning Magazine (From Author Site URL: Elets/DL) Date: 23 July 2018 | By: Alice Albright | Story Source: Project Syndicate ~ Go to Original Article   The international community has until 2030 to deliver primary education to every child on the...

10 messages and 10 recommendations on disability and education

Date: 23 July 2018 | By: GEM Report | Story Source: World Education Blog (GEM Report) ~ Go to Original Article Timed to coincide with next week’s Global Disability Summit co-hosted by United Kingdom Department for International Development, the Government of Kenya and...

The Missing Piece: Disability-Inclusive Education

Submitted by Charlotte McClain-Nhlapo On Tue, 06/12/2018 from: The World Bank Blog co-authors: Christopher Thomas   In 2015, the world committed to Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 4 to “ensure inclusive and equitable quality education and promote lifelong learning...

New project empowers children with disabilities to read confidently

By: Handicap International - Humanity & Inclusion, 05 May 2018 In Nepal, most primary school students are unable to read at grade level. For Nepali children with a disabilities, the outlook is dire, since Nepali children’s capacity and adaptability to learn are rarely...

Why Designing for Disability Leads to Better Solutions for Everyone

By: Mindshift | Published 13 April 2018 In her TEDx talk, Elise Roy describes how losing her hearing when she was a child forced her to become an excellent problem solver because she was able to identify issues someone else might not have ever noticed. Growing up, she...

Education and Disability: Analysis of Data from 49 Countries

By: UNESCO, 28/03/2018   In-depth analysis confirms that persons with disabilities are less likely to ever start or complete education and acquire basic literacy skills   A new paper from the UNESCO Institute for Statistics (UIS), Education and Disability, presents...

Rethinking How Students With Dyslexia Are Taught To Read

By Emily Hanford, senior education correspondent for APM Reports, 14 March 2018 Dyslexia is the most common learning disability, affecting tens of millions of people in the United States. But getting help for children who have it in public school can be a nightmare....

OECD: Germany’s disadvantaged teens performing better in school

Disadvantaged kids in Germany are performing better at school than they did a decade ago. According to the OECD, that's likely thanks to a positive classroom environment and a mix of students from diverse backgrounds. A growing number of socially disadvantaged...

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