African University Students Perspectives On Disability Access

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Shade Osifuye
Jeanne L. Higbee

Keywords

University Students With Disabilities, United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons With Disabilities (CRPD), Access To Higher Education

Abstract

Responding to the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons With Disabilities (CRPD), this paper reports on the results of one phase of a qualitative research study conducted at a large, public, multi-campus university in East Africa to explore the challenges faced by students with physical disabilities. Recommendations from a focus group are presented and implications for pedagogical and institutional transformation are discussed.

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