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US: How to Make Your Website Accessible to Individuals with Disabilities

Schools must maintain websites that are accessible to individuals with disabilities to ensure compliance with two main regulations: Section 504/508 of the Rehabilitation Act...

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...

Gujarat: School children suffer from depression, anxiety, ADHD, says report

Depression, followed by anxiety and Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) are the most prevalent disorders among children and young adults in the 1-22 age...

FEATURE: From curse to catfish – West Africa schools tackle stigma...

Working quietly in a classroom at a primary school in Dakar, nine-year-old blind boy Abdoulaye sits next to the star pupils, who watch and...

US: Personalized Education: Empowering Children With Learning Challenges

For parents of children with learning challenges, finding the right educational environment for their sons or daughters can itself present a challenge. According to...

A Handy visual on how cutting edge technology is redifining education...

9 Nov, 2017 Here is a handy visual from University of Cincinnati highlighting some of the ways assistive technologies are transforming the ways students with disabilities learn...

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,...

7m Children with disabilities demand review of education policies

CHILDREN with disabilities across the country have demanded review of all legal policy frameworks on education at the national and state levels to accommodate...

Only one in 5,800 disabled children goes to school

LAHORE: Speakers at a seminar on ‘Right to Education – Case of Children with Disabilities’ have said that the number of disabled children who...

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

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

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.

US: Special-ed student confined 617 times in 6 months despite state...

During the first six months of 2016, staff members at Bellingham’s Sehome High School confined a student with a developmental disability alone in a...

Sandakan school starts special education integration program

Seven-year-old pupils Izlan Ildhani Bin Ismail and Adven Christ Arthur Andrew started the special education integration program at Sekolah Kebangsaan (SK) Sungai Anib 3...

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

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

International Day for Persons with Disabilities

Today, December 3, is the International Day for Persons with Disabilities.  This day was adopted in 2006 as a promise to all persons with...

M.I.T. research finds special needs students benefit from charter school education

Special education students and English language learners enrolled at charter schools are more likely to earn higher scores on the state’s standardized tests and...

US: Thankful to be included in a preschool

When Lennah Martinez comes home a little dirty from school, her mom is thankful. Just like the other 18 kids in her preschool class at the...

3 Ways Assistive Technology Supports Students with Disabilities

Thanks to tools from tech giants such as Microsoft, students with disabilities are flourishing. For K–12 schools, the hallmark of success lies in their devotion...

What’s Ahead for Special Education?

Federal policy has transformed the education of students with disabilities in the United States. Prior to the 1970s, exclusion was largely the rule for...

3 Thoughts On Special Education: One Dad’s Perspective

My experience with special education started with becoming a dad. My wife and I have four wonderful children, the second of whom, Jacob, has...

Inclusive education must be priority in global development framework

"Every child should have the chance to go to school, yet the reality is that many disabled children are denied the opportunity. Of the 57...

7 Innovative Education Products For The Blind And Visually Impaired

Technology innovation is making education for the blind and visually impaired better, cheaper, and more seamlessly integrated into both traditional classroom and online settings. ...

Inclusive Classrooms Benefit All Children

The absence of color angered me. On the plastic desk, my book selfishly claimed all the space, stretching out with graceless inefficiency to lop...

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.

What is Microlearning: The Education Tactic Stopping Student Burnout Syndrome

By Meghan Bogardus Cortez 12 January, 2018 Got 10 minutes? Then you have time to learn something. Microlearning, or a short burst of learning that lasts from 10...

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...

New project to provide quality education to disabled in NE

Children with disabilities in the northeast may hope for quality education with the launch of a project aimed to provide inclusive and quality teaching...

Latest technology helps support special needs students, teachers in Japan

Satoshi Sakai, right, looks at a video taken with a 360-degree camera while Eiichi Miyazaki holds a virtual reality terminal for understanding how those...

Children with disabilities flourishing at school

It’s break time at Krong Kampot Primary School and hundreds of children are playing in the schoolyard. 11-year-old Pich Set Vimol, however, prefers to...

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...