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.
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.
New hardships and cuts in financial support have ended studies for some. The war “has killed our future,” one student said.
An Egyptian architect overcame his loss of vision and has succeeded by taking a distinctive approach to his profession.
An Egyptian writer and researcher tells of her experience, as a mother, in teaching her deaf son.
A scholar calls for the adoption of fair admission policies at the nation’s public universities for people with disabilities.
Egypt’s constitution guarantees the right to education. But aspiring university students with disabilities face significant challenges.
Nearly 1,500 deaf, blind or intellectually disabled students have been affected by school maintenance and renovation.
Jordanian youth with special needs can easily enroll in universities to study but have difficulty getting jobs.
A conference in Qatar took a look at progress in educating students with disabilities: Classrooms in some countries have improved, teaching and curricula, not so much.