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ERIC Number: EJ1013657
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2013
Pages: 6
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-2158-0979
Inclusion of Student with Special Needs within Higher Education in UAE: Issues and Challenges
Gaad, Eman; Almotairi, Mishal
Journal of International Education Research, v9 n4 p287-292 2013
This is an oral interactive presentation supported by evidences that present the current status of inclusion of students with special needs in the Higher Education sector in the UAE. It looks at the related issues and challenges in a country that is certainly heading towards inclusion of all learners in regular education following the ratification of the UN Conventions on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities. Issues of supporting students in the higher education sector will be discussed as well as what could be done to include such students effectively and to insure students involvement in decision making when providing for their needs in higher education. The presentation ends with recommendations for future practice.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: United Arab Emirates
Grant or Contract Numbers: N/A