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Understanding Disability Studies in Education

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posted on 2023-06-10, 06:40 authored by Danielle Cowley, Judith McKenzieJudith McKenzie

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: 

  • Motivate for the Disability Studies in Education theoretical framework for understanding of disability in the educational context. 
  • Argue for inclusive education as a means of promoting equity and social justice for learners with disabilities. 


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 Project

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