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Disability rights in Higher Education Programs: The case of medical schools and other health-related disciplines
Recognising and respecting the human rights of persons with disabilities constitutes an integral element of a democratic society. This caveat has been long articulated in health professionals’ rhetoric on the importance ...
Accessing parental perspectives to inform the development of parent training in autism in south-eastern Europe
Parent training has been shown to be an important means of supporting families living with autism–but such services are not universally accessible. A multinational project funded by the European Commission has been developed ...
iConstruct: virtual disabilities in online settings
The present study focused on cultural constructions of disability in virtual settings, examining specifically how cultural constructions of disability were mediated through the use of online technology. This was accomplished ...
Assistive technology and people: a position paper from the first global research, innovation and education on assistive technology (GREAT) summit
Assistive technology (AT) is a powerful enabler of participation. The World Health Organization’s Global Collaboration on Assistive Technology (GATE) programme is actively working towards access to assistive technology for ...
Opportunities and challenges related to ICT and ICT-AT use by people with disabilities: An explorative study into factors that impact on the digital divide
BACKGROUND: This paper presents part of the work undertaken by the European Network for Technology Enhanced Learning in an Inclusive Society (ENTELIS) to respond to the need for bridging the digital divide. It is based on ...
Towards full digital inclusion: the ENTELIS manifesto against the digital divide
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to present the work of the European Network for Technology Enhanced Learning in an Inclusive Society project, which addresses the challenges of the digital divide for people with ...
Employing the principles of universal design for learning to deconstruct the Greek-Cypriot new national curriculum
The present paper discusses issues related to inclusive education and curricula development based on the principles of universal design for learning (UDL), and it reports on the results of a qualitative content analysis ...
Researching computer-based collaborative learning in inclusive classrooms in Cyprus: The role of the computer in pupils' interaction
This paper discusses the results of a study of the role of the computer in scaffolding pupils' interaction and its effects on the disabled (D) pupils' participation and inclusion in the context of socio-cultural theories ...
The use of Transana as a video analysis tool in researching computer-based collaborative learning in inclusive classrooms in Cyprus
This paper focuses primarily on the methodological considerations of a study investigating the interactions of pairs of disabled and non-disabled children working together on computer-based tasks, in mainstream primary ...