Children with Disabilities

A momentum for efforts on inclusion in education

Despite the progress made in recent years, persons with disabilities continue to face numerous barriers to their full inclusion and participation in their communities, and in society as a whole.

New UN Report on Disability and Sustainable Development Goals

Twelve years after the adoption of the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities, the international community continue to champion the commitments of the Convention at this year’s International Day of Persons with Disabilities on 3 December, by affirming the fundamental role this group plays in building inclusive societies for all.

Inclusive Education for Special Needs Students in Indonesia

Photo: (From Author Site URL) Date: 8 Dec 2018 | by: Tempo.co | Story Source: Tempo.co ~ Go to Original Article The difficult task of raising...

Displaced children with disabilities face overlapping barriers

Photo: (From Author Site URL) Date: 3 Dec 2018 | by: GEM Report | Story Source: GEM Report (World Education Blog) ~ Go to Original...

Autism early education breakthrough: Toddlers thrive in mainstream schools

Photo: (From Author Site URL) Date: 11 Nov 2018 | by: La Trobe University | Story Source: La Trobe University ~ Go to Original Article In...

Making Sense of Universal Design for Learning

Photo: (From Author Site URL) Date: 7 Nov 2018 | by: Alberta Education | Story Source: Alberta Education (Youtube) ~ Go to Original Source Watch Alberta Education’s...

How Microsoft Soundscape enables anyone to hear the world around them

The Microsoft Soundscape app enables anyone to hear the physical world around them. It's a powerful tool that reimagines how...

Learning for all, the Finnish way, how keeping special needs children in regular schools...

Photo: (From Author Site URL) Date: 28 Oct 2018 | by: Amelia Teng | Story Source: Straits Times ~ Go to Original Article Keeping special needs...

Celebrating sign language: How can we tackle the barriers?

Photo: (From Author Site URL) Date: 25 Oct 2018 | by: Joanna Clark, Deaf Child Worldwide | Story Source: Global Partnership for Education ~ Go...

India: Gunman in Kashmir Left me Paralysed. Now I Teach Its Disabled Children

Photo: (From Author Site URL) Date: 26 Oct 2018 | by: UMAR LATEEF MISGAR | Story Source: South China Morning Post ~ Go to Original Article There...

How schools can optimise support for children with ADHD

Photo: (From Author Site URL) Date: 19 Oct 2018 | by: University of Exeter | Story Source: University of Exeter ~ Go to Original Article New...

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...

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...

Nepal: Barriers to Inclusive Education for Children with Disabilities

Despite several new policies to promote disability rights, including for access to education, many children with disabilities in Nepal are not getting...

Reading to Rewire: How early reading at home may reroute the brain’s networks

Photo: (From Author Site URL) Date: 18 Sep 2017 | by: Leah Shafer | Story Source: Harvard Usable Knowledge ~ Go to Original Article For...

Help is scarce for Rohingya children with intellectual disabilities

Photo: (From Author Site URL) Date: 22 Aug 2018 | by: Wudan Yan | Story Source: Global Post PRI ~ Go to Original Article Anayetullah, 18,...

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...

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...

A teacher hero – making home-made desks for refugee children with disabilities

Photo: (From Author Site URL) Date: 16 August 2018 by GEM Report | Story Source: GEM Report ~ Go to Original Article Rahman Hamdan is a teacher...

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 :...

Tips, Tricks and Tools to Build Your Inclusive Classroom Through UDL

Photo: (From Author Site URL) Date: 13 Aug 2018 | By: Mike Marotta | Story Source: EdSurge ~ Go to Original Article Would you want to...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Opinion: We must commit to inclusive education for children with disabilities. Here’s how

Photo Credit: Connor Ashleigh / AusAID / CC BY (From Author Site URL) Date: 23 July 2018 | By: Nidhi Singal, Nafisa Baboo | Story...

Unicef: Blind student’s message – ‘See our ability, not our disability’

Photo Credit: JAMES MEPHAM/UNICEF Date: 12 July 2018 | By: GLORIA BAUAI AND ETHAN DONNELL | Story Source: Stuff (nz) ~ Go to Original Article   Kopex...

Opinion: Why It’s Time to Speak Up for Students With Learning Disabilities

Silent teachers and embarrassed parents have kept the issue of how best to teach students with learning disabilities in the shadows, when what we...

India Case: Children with Disabilities Remain Excluded from Mainstream Schools, Here’s Why

In Karnataka, as in the rest of India, children with disabilities either don’t get admitted to schools, or drop out quickly. Navya...

For Students With Disabilities, Ed Tech Can Empower. But It Often Doesn’t

From EdWeek, By Sarah Schwartz on June 26, 2018 9:02 PM Assistive technology—tools designed for disabled users—can give all students the opportunity to...