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Barriers in education for blind, low vision, deafblind, and vision impaired (kāpō) students

Undiagnosed vision impairments are far too often misinterpreted by educational staff as “behavioural challenges”[2]. While under-diagnosis of vision issues is a health system issue, educators can provide supportive and accessible environments for students, even in the absence of a formal diagnosis. Core barriers in education faced by kāpō (blind, deafblind, low vision and visually impaired)… Continue Reading Barriers in education for blind, low vision, deafblind, and vision impaired (kāpō) students

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Disability and Learning Support Action Plan Survey

The Ministry of Education is seeking feedback on a draft Disability and Learning Support Action Plan to help children and young people who need it get the extra support they need to learn. It’s important your voice is included. Consultation closes 31 October 2018. Share your feedback at www.conversation.education.govt.nz/disability-and-learning/

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