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  • Six Reasons Why Disability Equity Programmes Fail

    of the inherent needs. For example, a human resources manager proudly presented a Braille version of the organisation’s complete human resources policies and procedures to a new employee who was visually impaired. This was done at a huge cost to the organisation. However, on presenting the Braille version of the policies and procedures to the new employee, the human resources manager was told, “I cannot read Braille, an electronic copy will…

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  • Asesores In Costa Rica

    approach to each person’s needs in terms of education. The first classification is “access-level”, which addresses motor and sensory impairment. Examples of aid for these types of disabilities would be wheelchair ramps, assistance bars and railings, braille, and sign language. The second classification of modifications does not affect the academic placement expected of student. This is known as “non-significant modifications”. The third category is known as “significant modifications”. These…

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  • The Importance Of Exceptional Learners

    According to Hallahan, Kauffman, and Pullen (2015), “exceptional learners are those who require special education and related services if they are to realize their full human potential” (p. 5). I was able to gain in–depth knowledge visiting various special education environments and making observations of exceptional learners, to see first-hand, these services implemented in the classroom. Through my observations, I was able to capture the essence of what a day in the life looks like for a…

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  • English Language Learners: Student Analysis

    additional time on a test to make sure they fully understand the material, since it is not their first language. In 1980, the ACT allowed accommodations for students who needed them which include, “extended time, magnifying glass, large type, Braille edition, braille embosser, audio-cassette editions, use of a reader, assistance filling out the answer sheet, slate and stylus, use of a tape recorder, and signing of instructions” (Thurlow, M. L., 2014, 443). While not all of these apply to ethnic…

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  • The Importance Of Inclusive Education

    Education is a basic right that every child must be given the opportunity to achieve and maintain an acceptable level of learning. It is a right of children that must be respected; no child should be denied it and the opportunity to complete (UNICEF, 2004).It is therefore; educators have societal responsibility to make the provision of education to all people based on their diversified individual’s needs and ability (Okech, 1993). Among the different approaches to education, inclusive…

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  • Essay On Art Tatum

    interested in playing piano she started to give him lessons. He went to Jefferson School for the Handicap in Toledo, the Toledo School of Music and the School for the Blind in Columbus. When he was in Columbus, he studied violin, guitar, piano and braille music reading. He was a prodigy with great…

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  • Helen Keller: A Historical Heroine

    to learn to speak as well. Anne was able to teach Helen to speak using the Tadoma method (touching the lips and throat of others as they speak) combined with "fingerspelling. Later, Keller also learned English, French, German, Greek, and Latin in Braille. In 1888, Helen attended the Perkins School for the Blind and in 1894, Helen and Anne moved to New York City to attend the Wright-Humason School for the Deaf. In 1898, Helen entered The Cambridge School for Young Ladies before gaining…

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  • Impediments Of Language

    trying to receive the message and give the message. These skills can affect learning abilities. But we all have a connection to learning and there can be some disorders/deficits. Language comes in many forms, English, Spanish, Dutch, sign language, braille, and body language but there are two main types of language. Dr. Britt Johnson, in his book Plato’s Physical Education, stats, “The two main forms of language come from speaking (audio-expressive language) and listening (audio-receptive…

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  • Creative Writing: The Battleship Sikorra

    Ben wasn’t showing signs of deteriorating eyesight at this time, she just met with him to make his acquaintance. As the years passed, she’d meet with both boys regularly, weekly. Separately, she’d take them to a vacant school room and teach them braille.…

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  • Language And Communication Barriers In GP Surgery

    Access is the right or opportunity to use or look at something: The system has been designed to give the user quick and easy access to the required information(, 2014) . In a GP surgery this could mean access to information about an illness or information about themselves. According to oxford dictionaries 2009, "A barrier is an obstacle or circumstance that keeps people apart or prevents communication or progress." Barrier to access are factors that hinder or prevent…

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