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Analysis: Minority Students Often Left Out Of Special Ed

Despite broad concern that minorities are overrepresented in special education, new research suggests that the opposite may in fact be the case. Across elementary, middle...

Bandra schools pose more challenges for challenged kids

"For Bandra resident Pushpa Moghul, take her 12-year-old daughter Esha, who suffers from spastic paraplegia, to school is not difficult as she studies at...

Ghana: UNICEF, USAID donate to support inclusive education

The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF), in collaboration with the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), has donated some devices and basic screening materials...

Having a disability shouldn’t affect your access to education

1 December 2017 by GEM Report Everyone has the right to education but for some people accessing this education is far harder than it should be....

“Disabled People in Developing Countries Are the Poorest of the Poor”

"Disabled people in developing countries are the poorest of the poor: if we are serious about tackling extreme poverty, our development work has to...

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...

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...

After-school program focuses on more than just literacy

Center for Success Detroit has nearly 1-to-1 ratio of students, mentors After-school programs are popping up all over metro Detroit, but there is one program...

6 Ways Parents Stunt Child Literacy Growth

There's an Autism PSA that is currently running on the radio. It features a conversation between parents about their child's unusual behavior (child does not...

2014 Global Action Week on Education for All

"Global Action Week is one of the major focal points for the education movement. It provides every national and regional education campaign with an...

Grading The World’s Textbooks: Making Progress But Needs Improvement

A lesson in leadership illustrated by images of men only. A fill-in-the-blanks test whose "correct" answer is a stereotype: "I am a Filipino. I...

I can choose my career as I like

Po Tha Jan is from the Kapyinyoe Non-Formal Education (NFE) class, Hlegu Township, Yangon Region. He is nine years old and lives together with his...

US: Maybe Teaching Special Ed Doesn’t Have To Be So Hard

This time last year, Stephanie Johnson was miserable. She was in her third year teaching special education at a junior high school in Lindon, Utah,...

In Chinese Schools, Disabled Get Shortchanged

"Mike, 13, lives on the outskirts of Beijing. He is gifted: He plays the piano by ear and, most afternoons, practices singing Italian opera... Now...

Using Edtech to Improve Outcomes for Students with Autism

Graduation season is here and thousands of students are preparing to enter the “real world.” The majority of them will spend this summer getting...

Young disabled woman sets up school for visually impaired children in...

Ashwini Angadi is a 24-year-old visually-impaired young woman from a rural community in India. After overcoming discrimination from teachers and her community to receive...

Education on Wheels – Syed Sallauddin Pasha Launches an Innovative Programme...

After contributing thirty years of extensive service to the community, Dr. Syed Sallauddin Pasha launches Education on Wheels, an exclusive programme for education institutions nurturing...

For India’s poor children, community libraries are an escape, a refuge...

Sonia Tucker works tirelessly to make sure her son A.J. can succeed in the inclusive education system in Newfoundland and Labrador. As a parent of...

Autism and education: Flexibility helps students thrive

Kaela Dutterer is a head banger. More than a year ago, her mother, Heidi Dutterer, received concerned calls from her teacher about this behavior in...

Disability, education and work – a life spent fighting for the...

Richard Mukaga, who contracted polio when he was six, has walked a long and very hard path to receive an education and find a...

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...

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...

The disadvantaged need the best teachers

David Cameron wants to bring opportunity to everyone, wherever they live, whatever their background. It’s an admirable intention, but he really needs to get...

Why Bother Giving Access To Curriculum For Students With Significant Disabilities?

I’ve spent 30+ years in the educational field working with students who have a label of significant intellectual disabilities. I have seen a number...

Japan’s Institutions Fail the Country’s Most Vulnerable Children

"Human Rights Watch released the report Without Dreams: Children in Alternative Care in Japanassessing the impact these care facilities have upon children who live there....

Music Education Can Improve Brain Function, May Close The Gap Between...

While we are all familiar with the idea that music moves your soul, a recent study has presented evidence of its influence on a...

Deaf education lacked attention—so this teacher started a movement

While we’re all familiar with social justice movements like #YesAllWomen and #BlackLivesMatter, one community has slowly been coming together to promote a lesser-known issue...

Students with disability need your support

It’s time to make our voices heard on behalf of over 100,000 students with disability in Australia who don’t get any support funding at...

The case is clear for financing inclusive education for children with...

Rihanata was just five years old when she contracted malaria.  The infection attacked her nervous system, leaving her unable to move. Her parents, who are...