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Inclusion of youth with disabilities in education

by Action for Youth with Disabilities Uganda
Inclusion of youth with disabilities in education

Summary

This project aims at inclusion of youth with disabilities in higher education in Uganda through formation and strengthening university students associations, creating awareness among university administration and developing a policy on students with disability.

$24
total raised
1
donor
0
monthly donors
9
months

Challenge

Many students with disabilities in institutions of higher education face numerous barriers relating to attitudes of University authorities and fellow students, unsafe and inaccessible learning environment, inadequate teaching methods and equipment or aids, inability to access information, and inadequate participation in various programs including sports and recreation. Many of the students cannot therefore achieve quality learning as expected. Moreover there is no framework in place to follow.

Solution

By developing and strengthening associations of students with disabilities, conduct training for students with disabilities, work with university administration, develop a policy on students with disabilities, establish a disability support centre.

Long-Term Impact

Ultimately, this will improve access to the learning for students with disabilities and the attainment of quality higher education for students within the institutions of higher learning. Specifically, we shall engage with:

Resources

http:/​/​www.aydu.org

Organization Information

Action for Youth with Disabilities Uganda

Location: Kampala - Uganda
Website:
Facebook: Facebook Page
Twitter: https://aydu@twitter.com
Project Leader:
Olweny Aggrey
Kampala, Uganda

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