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Curriculum and adaptation for learners with visual impairments

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posted on 2023-10-11, 16:18 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:

  • Discuss teaching strategies for inclusive learning in the context of learners who are blind or have low vision.
  • Analyse how the principles of Universal Design for Learning (UDL) can be used to create conducive learning environments for learners with visual impairments.
  • Understand the importance of the expanded core curriculum to learners with visual impairments.
  • Describe and be able to recommend a range of assistive technology devices for learners with visual impairments.
  • Explore the intersection between incidental learning and adaptation for learners with visual impairments.


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, Division of Disability Studies, Department of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences