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Bedtime story

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Enjoying a bedtime story at the Royal Victoria School for the Blind, Newcastle upon Tyne, 1982 (TWAM ref. E.NC18/24). Tyne & Wear Archives is proud to present a series of images relating to the Royal Victoria School for the Blind, Newcastle upon Tyne. The set has been produced to celebrate UK Disability History Month 2014. The Royal Victoria School for the Blind (then known as the Royal Victoria Asylum) was established from a fund to mark the coronation of Queen Victoria in 1837 and was originally located at the Spital before moving to premises in Northumberland Street. In the 1890s the name was changed to the Royal Victoria School, and in 1895 the school moved to the former house of Dr Hodgkinson in Benwell Dene. Pupils came from throughout the North of England. As a result of legislation to integrate special groups within the mainstream education system the school closed in 1985. (Copyright) Reproduced with kind permission of the Royal Victoria Trust for the Blind. We're happy for you to share these digital images within the spirit of The Commons. Please cite 'Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums' when reusing. Certain restrictions on high quality reproductions and commercial use of the original physical version apply though; if you're unsure please email archives@twmuseums.org.uk

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children | education | royalvictoriaschoolfortheblind | newcastleupontyne | bedtimestory | disability | ukdisabilityhistorymonth | blindness | visualimpairment | socialheritage | blackandwhitephotograph | 1982 | ukdisabilityhistorymonth2014 | royalvictoriaasylum | coronation | queenvictoria | 1837 | northumberlandstreet | spital | formerhouse | drhodgkinson | benwelldene | northofengland | pupils | aschoolfortheblind | wardrobe | wall | clothing | teddybear | fur | hair | laughter | teeth | smile | blouse | dress | frill | storytelling | companionship | adult | carer | teacher | bed | cover | cloth | leg | face | portrait | head | eye | nose | mouth | lip | unusual | ear | pyjamas | button | crease | illustrations | hand | finger | nail | slippers | nightgown | woman

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Engendering citizenship Engendering citizenship

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How do you create citizenship? How do you feel you belong? This free course, Engendering citizenship, examines social citizenship. With particular reference to women and disabled people, you will look at the rights and obligations that develop within society to link people together. First published on Wed, 24 Feb 2016 as Engendering citizenship. To find out more visit The Open University's Openlearn website. Creative-Commons 2016 How do you create citizenship? How do you feel you belong? This free course, Engendering citizenship, examines social citizenship. With particular reference to women and disabled people, you will look at the rights and obligations that develop within society to link people together. First published on Wed, 24 Feb 2016 as Engendering citizenship. To find out more visit The Open University's Openlearn website. Creative-Commons 2016

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Sociology | Sociology | audio | audio | citizenship | citizenship | disability | disability | women | women | D218_6 | D218_6

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Working together for children: Stirling Working together for children: Stirling

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The care of children, especially those with disabilities, is surrounded by complex issues. Learning to navigate these difficulties while helping children to lead a happy and fulfilling life is the focus of this free course, Working together for children: Stirling. Video footage from the Plus organisation in Stirling, Scotland, will help you develop a skilled, dynamic and ethical approach to working with children. First published on Fri, 12 Feb 2016 as Working together for children: Stirling. To find out more visit The Open University's Openlearn website. Creative-Commons 2016 The care of children, especially those with disabilities, is surrounded by complex issues. Learning to navigate these difficulties while helping children to lead a happy and fulfilling life is the focus of this free course, Working together for children: Stirling. Video footage from the Plus organisation in Stirling, Scotland, will help you develop a skilled, dynamic and ethical approach to working with children. First published on Fri, 12 Feb 2016 as Working together for children: Stirling. To find out more visit The Open University's Openlearn website. Creative-Commons 2016

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Children and Young People | Children and Young People | Scotland | Scotland | children | children | disability | disability

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EC.721 Wheelchair Design in Developing Countries (MIT) EC.721 Wheelchair Design in Developing Countries (MIT)

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Includes audio/video content: AV special element video. According to the United States Agency for International Development, 20 million people in developing countries require wheelchairs, and the United Nations Development Programme estimates below 1% of their need is being met in Africa by local production. Wheelchair Design in Developing Countries (WDDC) gives students the chance to better the lives of others by improving wheelchairs and tricycles made in the developing world. Lectures will focus on understanding local factors, such as operating environments, social stigmas against the disabled, and manufacturing constraints, and then applying sound scientific/engineering knowledge to develop appropriate technical solutions. Multidisciplinary student teams will conduct term-long projects Includes audio/video content: AV special element video. According to the United States Agency for International Development, 20 million people in developing countries require wheelchairs, and the United Nations Development Programme estimates below 1% of their need is being met in Africa by local production. Wheelchair Design in Developing Countries (WDDC) gives students the chance to better the lives of others by improving wheelchairs and tricycles made in the developing world. Lectures will focus on understanding local factors, such as operating environments, social stigmas against the disabled, and manufacturing constraints, and then applying sound scientific/engineering knowledge to develop appropriate technical solutions. Multidisciplinary student teams will conduct term-long projects

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appropriate technology | appropriate technology | engineering | engineering | local production | local production | third world | third world | disabled | disabled | disability | disability | assistive technology | assistive technology | human power | human power | Africa | Africa | Tanzania | Tanzania | Zambia | Zambia | Kenya | Kenya | handicap | handicap | handicapped | handicapped | poverty | poverty | rural | rural | discrimination | discrimination | orthopedic | orthopedic | mobility | mobility | tricycle | tricycle | handcycle | handcycle | product design | product design | business plan | business plan | ergonomics | ergonomics | manufacturing | manufacturing | stakeholder | stakeholder | service learning | service learning

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One-armed mech. draftsman (LOC) One-armed mech. draftsman (LOC)

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libraryofcongress | libraryofcongress | disability | disability | amputation | amputation

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14.41 Public Finance and Public Policy (MIT) 14.41 Public Finance and Public Policy (MIT)

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Explores the role of government in the economy, applying tools of basic microeconomics to answer important policy questions such as government response to global warming, school choice by K-12 students, Social Security versus private retirement savings accounts, government versus private health insurance, setting income tax rates for individuals and corporations. Explores the role of government in the economy, applying tools of basic microeconomics to answer important policy questions such as government response to global warming, school choice by K-12 students, Social Security versus private retirement savings accounts, government versus private health insurance, setting income tax rates for individuals and corporations.

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social security | social security | insurance | insurance | taxation | taxation | welfare | welfare | public education | public education | economics of public goods | economics of public goods | corporate taxation | corporate taxation | taxation and savings | taxation and savings | tax reform | tax reform | redistribution | redistribution | fiscal federalism | fiscal federalism | political economy | political economy | externalities | externalities | health insurance | health insurance | disability insurance | disability insurance | workers compensation | workers compensation | public finance | public finance | public policy | public policy

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School play

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Children performing in a school play at the Royal Victoria School for the Blind, Newcastle upon Tyne, 1982 (TWAM ref. E.NC18/24). Possibly a Nativity performance (is that a donkey I can see in the background?). Tyne & Wear Archives is proud to present a series of images relating to the Royal Victoria School for the Blind, Newcastle upon Tyne. The set has been produced to celebrate UK Disability History Month 2014. The Royal Victoria School for the Blind (then known as the Royal Victoria Asylum) was established from a fund to mark the coronation of Queen Victoria in 1837 and was originally located at the Spital before moving to premises in Northumberland Street. In the 1890s the name was changed to the Royal Victoria School, and in 1895 the school moved to the former house of Dr Hodgkinson in Benwell Dene. Pupils came from throughout the North of England. As a result of legislation to integrate special groups within the mainstream education system the school closed in 1985. (Copyright) Reproduced with kind permission of the Royal Victoria Trust for the Blind. We're happy for you to share these digital images within the spirit of The Commons. Please cite 'Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums' when reusing. Certain restrictions on high quality reproductions and commercial use of the original physical version apply though; if you're unsure please email archives@twmuseums.org.uk

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children | education | royalvictoriaschoolfortheblind | newcastleupontyne | schoolplay | disability | ukdisabilityhistorymonth | blindness | visualimpairment | blackandwhitephotograph | play | performance | 1982 | wheelchair | costume | nativity | donkey | rabbit | dots | backgroundscene | road | trees | hats | shoes | socks | trousers | shirt | top | decoration | wheel | lever | handle | vehicle | numberplate | lights | glasses | happy | comradeship | royalvictoriaasylum | coronation | queenvictoria | 1837 | spital | premises | northumberlandstreet | drhodgkinson | benwelldene | pupils | northofengland | specialgroups | cloth | material | floor | cape | curtain | wall | shoelaces | socialheritage | unusual | 2014

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Brownies working together

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Members of the Royal Victoria School for the Blind Brownie pack, January 1962 (TWAM ref. DT.TUR/2/28235D). Tyne & Wear Archives is proud to present a series of images relating to the Royal Victoria School for the Blind, Newcastle upon Tyne. The set has been produced to celebrate UK Disability History Month 2014. The Royal Victoria School for the Blind (then known as the Royal Victoria Asylum) was established from a fund to mark the coronation of Queen Victoria in 1837 and was originally located at the Spital before moving to premises in Northumberland Street. In the 1890s the name was changed to the Royal Victoria School, and in 1895 the school moved to the former house of Dr Hodgkinson in Benwell Dene. Pupils came from throughout the North of England. As a result of legislation to integrate special groups within the mainstream education system the school closed in 1985. (Copyright) We're happy for you to share these digital images within the spirit of The Commons. Please cite 'Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums' when reusing. Certain restrictions on high quality reproductions and commercial use of the original physical version apply though; if you're unsure please email archives@twmuseums.org.uk

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children | education | royalvictoriaschoolfortheblind | newcastleupontyne | brownies | girlguiding | crafts | disability | ukdisabilityhistorymonth | blindness | visualimpairment | blackandwhitephotograph | socialheritage | browniepack | january1962 | 2014 | royalvictoriaasylum | coronation | queenvictoria | 1837 | spital | northumberlandstreet | premises | drhodgkinson | benwelldene | northofengland | specialgroups | shirt | costume | dummy | face | dress | belt | badge | tie | pin | hair | wool | touch | senses | figure | pillow | cloth | material | table | carpet | pattern | floor | wall | chair | fireplace | ledge | shelf | timber | frame | glass | lightshade | stand | glasses | smile | attentive | striking | unusual | fastener | zip | hand | girls | female | light | shadow | photoframe | books | window | curtain | watch

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Members of the Brownie pack

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This appears to show a presentation to a member of the Brownie pack at the Royal Victoria School for the Blind, January 1962 (TWAM ref. DT.TUR/2/28235C). Tyne & Wear Archives is proud to present a series of images relating to the Royal Victoria School for the Blind, Newcastle upon Tyne. The set has been produced to celebrate UK Disability History Month 2014. The Royal Victoria School for the Blind (then known as the Royal Victoria Asylum) was established from a fund to mark the coronation of Queen Victoria in 1837 and was originally located at the Spital before moving to premises in Northumberland Street. In the 1890s the name was changed to the Royal Victoria School, and in 1895 the school moved to the former house of Dr Hodgkinson in Benwell Dene. Pupils came from throughout the North of England. As a result of legislation to integrate special groups within the mainstream education system the school closed in 1985. (Copyright) We're happy for you to share these digital images within the spirit of The Commons. Please cite 'Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums' when reusing. Certain restrictions on high quality reproductions and commercial use of the original physical version apply though; if you're unsure please email archives@twmuseums.org.uk

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children | education | royalvictoriaschoolfortheblind | newcastleupontyne | brownies | girlguiding | disability | ukdisabilityhistorymonth | blindness | visualimpairment | socialheritage | blackandwhitephotograph | browniepack | members | january1962 | blind | royalvictoriaasylum | coronation | queenvictoria | 1837 | spital | northumberlandstreet | royalvictoriaschool | drhodgkinson | students | benwelldene | pupils | northofengland | specialgroups | educationsystem | aschoolfortheblind | floor | carpet | pattern | rug | foldingtable | wood | fireplace | wall | shadow | paint | shelf | door | glass | organ | decoration | presentation | gathering | woman | hat | dress | uniform | shoes | arm | leg | hand | feet | head | face | eye | nose | mouth | lip | ear | socks | shine | cloth | cylinder | attentive | distracted | striking | unusual | poignant | hair | object

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Brownies taking part in craft activities

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Members of the Royal Victoria School for the Blind Brownie pack, January 1962 (TWAM ref. DT.TUR/2/28235A). Tyne & Wear Archives is proud to present a series of images relating to the Royal Victoria School for the Blind, Newcastle upon Tyne. The set has been produced to celebrate UK Disability History Month 2014. The Royal Victoria School for the Blind (then known as the Royal Victoria Asylum) was established from a fund to mark the coronation of Queen Victoria in 1837 and was originally located at the Spital before moving to premises in Northumberland Street. In the 1890s the name was changed to the Royal Victoria School, and in 1895 the school moved to the former house of Dr Hodgkinson in Benwell Dene. Pupils came from throughout the North of England. As a result of legislation to integrate special groups within the mainstream education system the school closed in 1985. (Copyright) We're happy for you to share these digital images within the spirit of The Commons. Please cite 'Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums' when reusing. Certain restrictions on high quality reproductions and commercial use of the original physical version apply though; if you're unsure please email archives@twmuseums.org.uk

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children | education | royalvictoriaschoolfortheblind | newcastleupontyne | brownies | girlguiding | crafts | disability | ukdisabilityhistorymonth | blindness | visualimpairment | blackandwhitephotograph | activities | browniepack | january1962 | 2014 | royalvictoriaasylum | coronation | queenvictoria | 1837 | northofengland | pupils | school | formerhouse | drhodgkinson | benwelldene | integrate | specialgroups | mainstreameducationsystem | 1985 | legislation | socialheritage | abstract | unusual | girl | girls | table | britishflag | crease | hair | uniform | tie | dress | belt | uniforms | eyeglasses | eye | touch | feel | plate | shine | scratch | paint | leg | carpet | pattern | floor | wall | shadow | light | mantelpiece | tile | glass | door | frame | structure | doors | concentrating | absorbed | companion | companionship | identification | read | senses | sensation | awareness

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International Classification of Function, Disability and Health

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This package was originally designed for undergraduates in Medicine at the University of Nottingham. It will also be useful to students in nursing, allied health professions and pharmacy. Practitioners in these fields, who are new to the ICF, will also find it a useful introduction. It describes the International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health (ICF), a classification system published by the World Health Organisation to describe health status. This system is widely used in rehabilitation research and practice to describe impairments of body structure and function and how these impact on activities and participation. By the end of this package you should be able to: - List and describe the five domains of the ICF. - Apply the ICF to real-life patient scenarios in order

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international classification of functioning | disability and health | icf | disability | health | ukoer | Subjects allied to medicine | B000

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Attribution-Noncommercial-Share Alike 2.0 UK: England & Wales Attribution-Noncommercial-Share Alike 2.0 UK: England & Wales http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/2.0/uk/ http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/2.0/uk/

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International Classification of Function, Disability and Health

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This package was originally designed for undergraduates in Medicine at the University of Nottingham. It will also be useful to students in nursing, allied health professions and pharmacy. Practitioners in these fields, who are new to the ICF, will also find it a useful introduction. It describes the International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health (ICF), a classification system published by the World Health Organisation to describe health status. This system is widely used in rehabilitation research and practice to describe impairments of body structure and function and how these impact on activities and participation. By the end of this package you should be able to: - List and describe the five domains of the ICF. - Apply the ICF to real-life patient scenarios in order

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international classification of functioning | disability and health | icf | disability | health | ukoer | Subjects allied to medicine | B000

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Attribution-Noncommercial-Share Alike 2.0 UK: England & Wales Attribution-Noncommercial-Share Alike 2.0 UK: England & Wales http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/2.0/uk/ http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/2.0/uk/

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International Classification of Function, Disability and Health

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This package was originally designed for undergraduates in Medicine at the University of Nottingham. It will also be useful to students in nursing, allied health professions and pharmacy. Practitioners in these fields, who are new to the ICF, will also find it a useful introduction. It describes the International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health (ICF), a classification system published by the World Health Organisation to describe health status. This system is widely used in rehabilitation research and practice to describe impairments of body structure and function and how these impact on activities and participation. By the end of this package you should be able to: - List and describe the five domains of the ICF. - Apply the ICF to real-life patient scenarios in order

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international classification of functioning | disability and health | icf | disability | health | ukoer | dentistry | A000

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6.811 Principles and Practice of Assistive Technology (MIT) 6.811 Principles and Practice of Assistive Technology (MIT)

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Includes audio/video content: AV faculty introductions, AV special element video. 6.811: Principles and Practice of Assistive Technology (PPAT) is an interdisciplinary, project-based course, centered around a design project in which small teams of students work closely with a person with a disability in the Cambridge area to design a device, piece of equipment, app, or other solution that helps them live more independently. Includes audio/video content: AV faculty introductions, AV special element video. 6.811: Principles and Practice of Assistive Technology (PPAT) is an interdisciplinary, project-based course, centered around a design project in which small teams of students work closely with a person with a disability in the Cambridge area to design a device, piece of equipment, app, or other solution that helps them live more independently.

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assistive technology | assistive technology | disability | disability | human-computer interface | human-computer interface | cognitive impairment | cognitive impairment | screen reader | screen reader | head tracker | head tracker | eye tracker | eye tracker | user centered design | user centered design | experimental ethics | experimental ethics | accessibility | accessibility | electronics | electronics

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Disability Studies Poster Collection from Africa Day 2012

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Authors:  Disability Studies Division Researching organisational capacity for disability-inclusive curricula By Theresa Lorenzo, Judith Mckenzie and Chioma Ohajunwa Clicked 75 times. Last clicked 07/22/2014 - 15:32. Teaching & Learning Context:  A collection of posters from the Disability Studies Division, University of Cape Town presented for Africa Day in May 2012.

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Health and Rehabilitation Sciences | Health Sciences | Downloadable Documents | Other | English | Post-secondary | Africa | community-based | curricula | disability | housing | intellectual disability | organisational capacity | posters | public health | rehabilitation | residential | social development

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Disability Studies Post Graduate Students Inspire New Ways of Understanding Disability in Africa

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Authors:  Fadia Gamieldien, Meqdad Mahmoud, Patrice Malonza, Fatima Essop These posters present disability in new ways that should generate further debate and discourse to broaden their perspective. Photo taken by Armand Bam Clicked 125 times. Last clicked 09/19/2014 - 13:18. Teaching & Learning Context:  Unique models of disability in Africa

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Health and Rehabilitation Sciences | Health Sciences | Downloadable Documents | Graphics/Photos | Text/HTML Webpages | Teaching and Learning Strategies | English | Post-secondary | African disability models | Community based rehabilitation | disability | Disability posters | Disability studies program | Disabled people

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Does ubiquity overrule uniqueness? - A critique of the concept of openness for marginalised groups in online learning

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This Open Education Resource has been developed to raise awareness and stimulate thinking about access to, and the use of, open learning and Web 2.0 activities by typically excluded or marginalised groups. You are challenged to consider the extent and reasons for digital exclusion, to think about the complexity of digital inclusion and to consider how far it is possible to recognise uniqueness among the ubiquitous, ever present nature of digital information

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marginalised groups | learning disability | intellectual disability | older people | ageing | digital inclusion | digital exclusion | Social studies | L000

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Learning (Intellectual) Disability and Dementia

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The number of adults with a learning disability who develop a type of dementia is increasing, particularly among individuals with Down's syndrome. This website gives access to information and learning through publications, reading, links, resources and workforce development.

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learning disability | intellectual disability | Down syndrome | Down's syndrome | dementia | Alzheimer's disease | ageing | Social studies | L000

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ORIC Supporting Disabled Students

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This resource considers what is covered under the term "disability" and how we anticipate and meet the needs of students with disabilities.

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teaching | activity | teaching in the subject area | effectiveness of teaching | disability | disabled | specific learning disability | oric | omac | Education | X000

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Human Rights, Disability, and Higher Education

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Authors:  Mikki van Zyl Over the past three decades, the discipline of Disability Studies has emerged as an independent field within the social science research and theoretical arena. Clicked 98 times. Last clicked 09/19/2014 - 12:37. Teaching & Learning Context:  <p>This report will be of value to Disability Studies scholars, educational theorists and researchers, as well as those interested in the construction of disability within the context of transformation in post-apartheid South Africa.</p>

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Intercultural and Diversity Studies | Humanities | Text/HTML Webpages | Readings | English | Post-secondary | disability | disability studies | higher education | post-apartheid South Africa | Transformation

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MAS.771 Autism Theory and Technology (MIT) MAS.771 Autism Theory and Technology (MIT)

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Includes audio/video content: AV selected lectures. This course illuminates current theories about autism together with challenges faced by people on the autism spectrum. Theories in communicating, interacting socially, managing cognitive and affective overload, and achieving independent lifestyles are covered. In parallel, the course presents state-of-the-art technologies being developed for helping improve both theoretical understanding and practical outcomes. Participants are expected to meet and interact with people on the autism spectrum. Weekly reading, discussion, and a term project are required. Includes audio/video content: AV selected lectures. This course illuminates current theories about autism together with challenges faced by people on the autism spectrum. Theories in communicating, interacting socially, managing cognitive and affective overload, and achieving independent lifestyles are covered. In parallel, the course presents state-of-the-art technologies being developed for helping improve both theoretical understanding and practical outcomes. Participants are expected to meet and interact with people on the autism spectrum. Weekly reading, discussion, and a term project are required.

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autism | autism | autism technology | autism technology | ASD | ASD | assistive technology | assistive technology | disability | disability | mainstreaming | mainstreaming | special needs | special needs | autism spectrum disorder | autism spectrum disorder

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Accessibility of eLearning Accessibility of eLearning

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It is part of a teaching professional's skills to understand the needs of a diverse population of students. This free course, Accessibility of eLearning, introduces the challenges for disabled students who may use computers in different ways when taking part in eLearning or may need alternative teaching methods. It covers the technology and techniques used by disabled students, the adjustments to teaching methods that might be reasonable, design decisions which affect the accessibility of eLearning tools and strategies for evaluation. First published on Wed, 09 Mar 2016 as Accessibility of eLearning. To find out more visit The Open University's Openlearn website. Creative-Commons 2016 It is part of a teaching professional's skills to understand the needs of a diverse population of students. This free course, Accessibility of eLearning, introduces the challenges for disabled students who may use computers in different ways when taking part in eLearning or may need alternative teaching methods. It covers the technology and techniques used by disabled students, the adjustments to teaching methods that might be reasonable, design decisions which affect the accessibility of eLearning tools and strategies for evaluation. First published on Wed, 09 Mar 2016 as Accessibility of eLearning. To find out more visit The Open University's Openlearn website. Creative-Commons 2016

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Professional Development in Education | Professional Development in Education | teaching | teaching | elearning | elearning | disability | disability

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Disability and Social Change A South African agenda

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Authors:  Brian Watermeyer, Leslie Swartz, Theresa Lorenzo, Marguerite Schneider, Mark Priestley (eds) This powerful volume represents the broadest engagement with disability issues in South Africa yet. Clicked 124 times. Last clicked 07/24/2014 - 17:00. Teaching & Learning Context:  <p>This text can be used to support students in disability studies. </p>

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Health Sciences | Occupational Therapy | Downloadable Documents | Textbooks | English | Post-secondary | disability studies | education | poverty | social change | social security | theoretical approaches to disability

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Future of The Paralympic Games

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£10,075,602 for Sydney to £29,545,872 in Beijing, with the most notable increases (100% or more increase in funding) over the last quadrennial cycle in archery, boccia, cycling, fencing, goalball, equestrian, shooting, powerlifting and table tennis).

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UKOER | HLST | ENGSCOER | OER | LL2012 | London 2012 | Olympics | Olympic Games | Paralympics | Paralympic Games | Learning Legacies | JISC | HEA | Oxford Brookes University | HLSTOER | cc-by | creative commons | IOC | LOCOG | athletics | competition | discussion starter | discuss | Future of Paralympic games | funding | future | media coverage | legacy | London | Vancouver | Sochi | 2008 | 2012 | 2014 | disability sport | equality | disabilities | IPC | International Paralympic committee | oxb:060111:012dd | hospitality | leisure | sport | tourism | Team GB. | The Olympics Governance Management.

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Removing the 'D word'

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?cheeta?s). The case was taken to appeal at the Court of Arbitration for Sport, which ruled in favour of Pistorius, and this case study considers the arguments for and against such a ruling.

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UKOER OER Oscar Pretorius Court for the Arbitration for Sport Concept of disability

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