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Coronavirus Disability Students Technology & Online Learning

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.

Disability Gender Inequality Policy Schools Students

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.

Coronavirus Data & Surveys Disability Inequality Schools Students

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.

Disability Human Rights Inequality Research Students

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.

Disability Faculty Policy Students

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.

Conflict Disability Human Rights Inequality Refugees

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.

Architecture Disability Inequality

A Blind Architect Who Sees Buildings Philosophically

Tarek Abd El-Galil | 31 May 2018

An Egyptian architect overcame his loss of vision and has succeeded by taking a distinctive approach to his profession.

Disability Human Rights Inequality

A Mother Calls for Equal Opportunities in Education

Suhair Abdul-Hafeez | 27 Mar 2018

An Egyptian writer and researcher tells of her experience, as a mother, in teaching her deaf son.

Admissions Disability Human Rights Inequality Students

New Law in Egypt Supports Disabled Students

Mahmoud Shalabi | 24 Mar 2018

Updated legislation raises hopes of improving higher education opportunities for students with disabilities in Egypt.

Admissions Disability Human Rights Inequality Students

How Egypt Could Better Serve Students With Disabilities

Mahmoud Shalabi | 22 Sep 2017

A scholar calls for the adoption of fair admission policies at the nation’s public universities for people with disabilities.




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