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How ICTs can enhance teaching and learning in Special Needs Education

Syria-Salamieh Community Telecentre

Information and Communications Technology Supporting Special Educational Needs

How ICTs can enhance teaching and learning in Special Needs Education

This study aims to explore the following issues relating to how ICTs enhances learning, and It will also explore how ICTs enriches the learning opportunities and potential of students who have SEN, especially in the following areas:

• Physical disabilities

• Visual impairments

• Hearing impairments

• Autistic spectrum disorders

• Dyslexia

• Learning Disabilities

• Emotional and behavioral difficulties

Disabled but Not disqualified

Syria

Handout: ICTs for Development (ICT4D), Multimedia Training Kit (part of APC's ICT policy training curriculum)">ICT4D

in SNE – Disabled but Not disqualified

Story is about physical disability student

The girl who loves the moon.

(Noura Arslan )

Noura is one of our physical disability students

Noura is much like the early spring buds.

Lessig, Rishab, Castells et al

SYDNEY, .Au

Al Alegre of FMA (Philippines) lent me these books, which made for an interesting and exciting browse. After sharing a link to these, another friend, Michel Bauwens of the P2PFoundation.net went on to point me to this very rich and impressive collection of books on peer production, Free and Open Source Software production and philosophy, P2P management and leadership, political and social change, P2P culture, and more.

Cambodian mirror... online

GOA, Indian

The Cambodia Mirror an interesting publication that collates material from the Khmer press, run by Norbert Klein, and now in an online version... Check it out http://cambodiamirror.wordpress.com/

AllAfrica.com ... on ICT4D

GOA, India

AllAfrica.com has this story titled Nigeria: ICT as a Development Tool which looks at examples from Nigeria, Bangladesh and Ethiopia. It says: "Other examples are India, where the biggest obsession right now is the mobile phone; Mozambique, where ICT is being used to tackle the malaria scourge; Uganda, where [GNU]Linux-based solar power Wifi VOIP stations are being used to bring ICTs to the locals and Rwanda, where the technology is being deployed to curtail the spread of HIV and speed up the supply of medicine to people infected with HIV/AIDS." It also talks in detail about the work of Fantsuam Foundation in the "small and remote village in Kafanchan, Kaduna State" of Nigheria, and the digital growth of that village ("deployment of the Source: TechSoup Glossary and GenderIT.org">internet

, computers, community radio, and even solar power for cooking"). Check the full-text of the article.

Rococo BarCamp, Montreal 18-19-20 May 2007

Rococo BarCamp will gathers collaboratives practiciens, geeks, researchers, artists, and community workers around this theme:

AccidentalLinking: "Common ground, shared solutions" We invite you to our unconference, to share insights, wisdom and

knowledge, and learn from others about collaboration, creativity and self-management.

re:publica, or the blogger pilgrimage to Berlin

BERLIN, Germany

Re:publica
is on in Berlin! This blogger conference is a first for Germany and
that might help to explain its success. More than 600 people showed up
already to discuss what tools to use for blogging, what censorship in
Egypt implies and what politics 2.0 means.

But IP theft is Okay IF.....

Australia

Lots of noise about stopping IP theft and piracy... but NOT if it's BY big US corporates against foreigners..

Success stories for blind

Syria

Amazing success : Miracles happen when we never expect them.

Bassem Yazagi a handsome young man of about 25 years ,a kind and out going type of people . unfortunately, he has been suffering form severe visually impaired case; that was reflected on his spirits and manners

e-Governance in Nepal

Kathmandu, Nepal

Blog for creating awareness in community, "state" in this glossary). As a general rule, "government" should not be capitalised.

Source: Wikipedia">government

bureaucracy and all concerned about Source: APC">ICT

, e-Governance, citizen services, poverty alleviation through ICT and contribute empowering society into knowledge based society

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