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‘University for All’ at Saint-Joseph U. Opens Doors for Special-Needs Youth

Samar Kadi | 06 Feb 2022

The University for All programme trains young people with special needs in life and career skills. Some of its first graduates have already found employment.

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Moroccan Authorities Praise Student with Autism on Earning a Doctorate

Mohamed Akinou | 12 Jan 2022

Karim Benabdeslam, a student with autism, earned a Ph.D. in comparative religion. Authorities praised him as a model for others affected with the disorder.

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New Centers Assist Students with Disabilities at 5 Egyptian Universities

Tarek Abd El-Galil | 08 Apr 2021

The new service centers are part of a wider effort to promote equal access to higher education for students with disabilities.

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Blind Tunisian Professor Sets a Standard for Others to Follow

Khaoula Sliti | 03 Dec 2020

In spite of losing his sight, Walid Al-Zaidi completed his education, obtained a Ph.D. and became a professor. For a month, he was Tunisia’s minister of culture.

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For Students With Disabilities, the Pandemic Adds Another Barrier

Melanie Swan, Tarek Abd El-Galil | 08 Oct 2020

Covid-19 has largely heightened the inequality that disabled students already face, although for a small proportion of students, it has moved education to their homes and let them study more at their own pace.

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How Some Arab Children Are Shut Out of Classrooms

Jabeen Bhatti | 25 Jun 2020

A new report details the ways in which government policies and on-the-ground practices exclude some children—because of gender, disabilities, and many other reasons—from schools.

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New Report Details Where Children Are Excluded From Education

Jabeen Bhatti | 24 Jun 2020

A new report and website give a country-by-country examination of how children are welcomed in schools or shut out from them.

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A Tunisian Scientist Invents Navigation Aid for the Blind

Khaoula Sliti | 15 Jul 2019

Tunisian students with disabilities have a great deal of difficulty attending university, a situation similar to many Arab countries. But a Tunisian researcher may eventually help the visually impaired.

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U. of Jordan Opens a ‘Safe Pathway’ for Blind Students

Ammar Faris | 06 Jan 2019

A bright yellow track with a surface that helps visually impaired students get around campus is just one step in the kingdom’s efforts to improve services for those with disabilities.

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War Worsens Plight of Disabled Students in Yemen

Aseell Sarih | 05 Jul 2018

New hardships and cuts in financial support have ended studies for some. The war “has killed our future,” one student said.




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