AbstractsEducation Research & Administration

Students with vision impairments in the UAE higher education system

by Muna Alhammadi

Institution: Deakin University
Department: School of Education
Year: 2014
Keywords: special needs education; vision impaired students; United Arab Emirates; higher education; support services
Record ID: 1059829
Full text PDF: http://hdl.handle.net/10536/DRO/DU:30073004


Students with vision impairments are facing significant challenges accessing the physical, educational and social environments in the UAE higher education system. This thesis highlighted this main barriers, and provided useful recommendations to universities in the UAE to improve their support services to individuals with vision impairments.