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    Teaching Strategies for Special Education Classes

    Special education classes provide targeted services for uniquely-abled children. An ideal special education classroom should provide quality instruction to its students. The purpose of these classrooms is to extend individualized and more intensive education to those who need it the most. Here are some strategies that you can adopt in special education classes. Physical Challenges…

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    Helping an Uniquely-Abled Child with Learning Difficulties

    Is your uniquely-abled child suffering from learning disability? Are you worried about how he/she would cope in school? It’s natural for you to want the best for your child. But academic success, while it’s important, should not be the end goal. Your child should have a happy and fulfilling life. With proper support and encouragement,…

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    Physical Challenges of Uniquely-Abled People in Developing Countries

    Uniquely-abled people in developing countries face several physical challenges in life. They face difficulties to access various facilities. For instance, they are often not able to maneuver buildings because of the discriminatory manner in which these structures are built. Even in buildings that have the uniquely-abled friendly equipment, these people require extra assistance to maneuver….

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    Economic Challenges Faced by Uniquely-Abled People

    Being uniquely-abled is usually viewed by different people in different ways because of their socio-economic positions. For instance, in Africa, unique abilities are considered as a spiritual curse regardless of what scientific and medical explanations say. In the West, being uniquely-abled is viewed as a natural phenomenon which is explained by scientific theories. The outbreak…

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    Increasing Awareness about Unique Abilities in the Workplace

    People with unique abilities live with mental and/or physical impairments that restrict many of their life’s activities. As an employer, you have to educate your employees about each uniquely-abled person being different from one another. Employees having unique abilities usually face major obstacles and discrimination every day, largely because people around them don’t properly understand…

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    Commercial Benefits of Hiring Uniquely-Abled Workers

    World over, awareness to hire uniquely-abled workers in organizations, have increased with time. Companies have begun to realize the advantages that uniquely-abled people can bring into a diverse workforce. This has helped such people to become financially independent as well as contribute to the well-being of the society. Uniquely-Abled Children Education: Reflections on Moving Forward…

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    Getting Uniquely-Abled People Employed

    Uniquely-abled people are less likely to get employment than their neuro-typical peers. Employment opportunities for this section of the population are usually limited, more because of people’s attitude towards hiring uniquely-abled workers. People’s opinion about an organization is largely influenced by the employees it hires. The success of an organization depends on the ability to…

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    Uniquely-Abled Children Education: Reflections on Moving Forward

    There can be no question about the need for greater acknowledgement in policies and programs that being uniquely-abled is no discrete identity. Experiences of uniquely-abled children also change according to their socio-economic status, gender, and geographical location. Policies have to be more holistic and address the exclusion of these children rather than discretely focus on…

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    Uniquely-Abled Children Education in India

    There has been an increased focus on uniquely-abled children education in India in recent years. Several government-sponsored programs emphasize on inclusive education as a major strategy to reach elementary and secondary schooling. Promoting Independent Living of Uniquely-Abled Adults But there is a challenging paradox where it has been largely acknowledged that uniquely-abled children education has…

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    Uniquely-Abled Employment: Things to Keep in Mind

    Any person hunting for a job knows that landing an employment calls for persistence, patience and self-belief. It’s usually much harder for uniquely-abled people as they find employment options limited. But over the years uniquely-abled employment opportunities have increased with companies opening up jobs for this section of the population. Uniquely-abled persons should be honest…

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