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Disabled Students

The term disabled student refers to a student who is considered to have an impairment (mental, physical, sensory, emotional, or cognitive), which impacts, limits, or restricts the student's learning processes and social participation to the extent that he or she needs particular additional support in order to acquire an education. The learning content offered to a student with disabilities can reach from basic life skills to academic content knowledge. Worldwide, students with disabilities have progressively acquired the right to education. However, especially in developing countries, access to education for children with disabilities is still lacking.

Often, it underscores general difficulties to provide education for all children in those countries, but the general lack of educational funding has the most far-reaching negative consequences for this population. According ...

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