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Disability Inclusion in Education: Building Systems of Support

At the heart of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals is the pledge to leave no one behind and create a “just, equitable, tolerant, open and socially inclusive world in which the needs of the most vulnerable are met”. A key strategy for realising these goals in relation to children with disabilities, is to upskill […]

The Teacher Empowerment for Disability Inclusion (TEDI) project

What is the TEDI project? The Teacher Empowerment for Disability Inclusion (TEDI) project is a partnership between the University of Cape Town (UCT) and Christoffel-Blinden Mission (CBM) and co-funded by the European Union and CBM. It aims to empower teachers to provide quality education for learners with severe to profound sensory or intellectual impairments through […]

Starting where we are

Situational analysis of the educational needs of learners with severe to profound sensory or intellectual impairments in South Africa.  Edited by Judith McKenzie, Jane Kelly and Nozwelo Shanda READ MORE

Accessibility Organization for Afghan Disabled- ANNUAL REPORT 2018

The voice of rights by Abdul Khaliq Zazai AOAD CEO: As Disability Peer-support advocate Mr. Abdul Khaliq Zazai created the Accessibility Organization for Afghan Disabled (AOAD) is a non-governmental, non-profit and non-political organization established by Person with Disability in 2007. AOAD works for persons with disabilities and their immediate family members. AOAD is registered with […]

DISABILITY LESOTHO

Welcome once again to the edition of Disability Lesotho. Disability Lesotho is a platform whereby persons with disabilities, Disabled People’s Organisations and Individuals are sharing their views on issues of disability. This edition is covering news for the Month of April, 2019. I always ask myself whether persons with disabilities should pay tax or not. […]

CASE STUDY OF THE MYOELECTRIC CONTROLLED TRANSRADIAL PROSTHESES IN THE COMPREHENSIVE COMMUNITY BASED REHABILITATION CENTRE IN TANZANIA

CASE STUDY OF THE MYOELECTRIC CONTROLLED TRANSRADIAL PROSTHESES IN THE COMPREHENSIVE COMMUNITY BASED REHABILITATION CENTRE IN TANZANIA. Duriya Mufaddal Esmailjee Weza Prosthetics and Orthotics, Dar-es-salaam, Tanzania, United Republic of BACKGROUND Upper limb amputees generally experience greater challenges with functional independence and cosmesis. Thus, a myoelectric prosthesis offering appearance without having to sacrifice functionality or vice […]

2019 Africa Forum on Visual Impairment October 7-11, 2019

Achieving the SDGs through innovation, access, and lifelong learning . Africa’s premiere conference for blindness activists and leaders is coming to Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. The 7th Africa Forum promises to be the largest-ever gathering of the continent’s blindness community. Africa Forum offers unparalleled opportunities to learn, network and weigh in on the future of disability […]

DISABILITY AND ACCESS TO EDUCATION IN PRIMARY SCHOOLS IN HAMARJAJAB DISTRICT, MOGADISHU – SOMALIA

This study was carried out to assess disabled learners’ access to primary education in Hamarjajab district, Mogadishu Somalia. Specifically, the study sought to; determine the risks that disabled learners face while traveling to school in Mogadishu; establish how the school environment meet the needs of disabled learners in primary schools in Mogadishu; determine the challenges […]

Disability and Social Exclusion in Somalia. Written by. Mohamed Farah

Introduction According to the World Health Organization, 10% of the world’s population is composed of disabled people, but it is unknown how many Somali are affected as reliable data is difficult to compile due to decades of conflict. A 2011 report titled ‘Disability Rights in Somalia’ released by the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency confirms […]

Good practice guide

Embedding inclusion of older people and people with disabilities in humanitarian policy and practice .Lessons learnt from the ADCAP programme This good practice guide has been developed as part of the Age and Disability Capacity Programme (ADCAP), an initiative of the Age and Disability Consortium. The members of this consortium are CBM, DisasterReady.org, Humanity & […]

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