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Classroom adaptations for physically impaired learners

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posted on 2023-07-20, 12:01 authored by Job NseiboJob Nseibo

Advance preprint of chapter from the forthcoming Disability Studies in Inclusive Education open textbook edited by Judith McKenzie, Kofi Nseibo, Chantal Samuels and Amani Karisa. 

After completing this chapter, you will be able to:

  • Describe important physical conditions that lead to physical impairment and how they present.
  • Examine the effect or impact of physical impairment on children in the classroom.
  • Identify barriers to learning experienced by learners with physical impairment.
  • Apply teaching strategies for inclusive learning in their own educational context for learners with physical impairments using the principles of Universal Design for Learning (UDL).


The Promotion of Inclusive Digitally-Enabled Education Through the Redesign of Blended Courses Project is supported by a Department of Higher Education and Training University Capacity Development grant



Including Disability in Education in Africa (IDEA) Research Unit

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