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In Australia, ‘Social robot’ trial boosts learning and behaviour at school

In what is a first for Victoria, teachers from the special school have linked forces with La Trobe University researchers to trial how robots might work as a teaching companion...

Change the Game: Using Minecraft to Teach Students with Autism

Story Source: EdSurge ~ Go to Original Article By: Sean Arnold   I find it baffling that in 2019 I still have to explain why it’s important...

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...

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...

How Visual Notes Helped a Student With a Learning Disability Thrive

By Sherrill Knezel October 4, 2017 Brodie was a bright elementary art student with a quick and dry sense of humor. He liked to draw—he loved to...

Inexperienced teachers, parents assume shy children are autistic

Le Trong Hieu in Go Vap district in HCM City said he received a call one day in the 2014-2015 academic year from his...

A Step to Education for All Children, Nepal

A successful Sightsaver applicant, B.P. Eye Foundation (BPEF) and Children Hospital for Eye Ear and Rehabilitation Services (CHEERS), focuses on visually impaired children.

Five Ways to Help Children with ADHD Develop Their Strengths

Story Source: KQED Mindshift ~ Go to Original Article What is it like to be a kid with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder?  Children with ADHD often struggle academically,...

India: State government launches project for kids with learning disability

After launching the ‘Every Child Can Read’ campaign, the Delhi government on Sunday announced it has decided to provide special assistance to children with...

Learning about tolerance in Jakarta’s inclusive sports festival for children

Following similar festivals held in Pasuruan, Bone and Subang, an inclusive sports festival for children was held for the first time in Jakarta on...

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...

Vietnam: Disabled students struggle to access education

Many policies for the disabled remain impractical and have yet to help students with disabilities access tertiary education. The information was revealed at a seminar...

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...

Assistive Educational Technology: How eLearning Helps Students With Disabilities

What You Need To Know About Assistive Educational Technology Children with disabilities have always had difficulties in achieving high educational goals in comparison with ordinary...

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...

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...

Children and youth invited to help the UN raise awareness of...

1 December 2014, New York - The countdown has begun to the official launch of a global campaign to raise children’s and youth’s awareness...

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...

Connect: Сonnect helps the deaf to build bridges with the society...

HOW IT WORKS? Connect by BeWarned is an application that converts text into speech and vice versa. If you want to talk to a cab...

Vietnam: Innovations Help Deaf Children Better Prepare for Formal Schooling

Almost 50 Deaf children in first grade received sign language-based education by both Deaf teachers and hearing teachers in the 2015/16 school year through...

Access and learning are equally important for children with disabilities

In 2015, ASER Pakistan included children with disabilities in their large scale assessment The clock is now ticking towards the goal of ensuring ‘inclusive and equitable...

Microsoft’s AI-powered iOS app tells the blind what’s around them

Microsoft hast just launched Seeing AI, an iOS app that it appropriately describes as a ‘talking camera for the blind’; I’ve been giving it a whirl this morning...

The right to education for girls with disability: an experience from...

We all believe that children have the right to safe, inclusive and equitable education. However, disabled girls face many challenges in achieving this right....

US: Homeschooling Makes Learning Personal For Some Special Education Students

Dorothy, of Spring Hill, Fla., has a 15-year-old son with spina bifida and developmental delays, and her 13-year-old daughter is, she says, "mildly autistic."...

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...

Singapore: 8-year-old boy with autism finally gets to go to school

Usually he plays nursery rhymes on YouTube, or the theme song to SpongeBob SquarePants. But in the past week, Aqil Nabil Maulid has been...

US: Group for disabled adopts ‘reverse inclusion’ in academics

Reverse inclusion includes “typically developing children” in a special education classroom in very low grades (like play group), the organisation said. (Representative image; Express...

5 Tech Innovations That Are Helping Kids With Visual Impairments in...

Teaching is a tough job at the best of times, but when you have students that suffer from serious visual impairments it makes things...

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

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

Advocacy Efforts for Children with Disabilities

As part of the Commit to Inclusion (International) expansion, we would like to share these social media tools to help support disability advocacy the...