Children with disabilities are being denied equal opportunities for a quality education across the world, including in the UK

13 Nov 2017

Researchers from the Faculty of Education have produced a new report on the current state of education for children with disabilities in both England and India. Here, Dr Nidhi Singal, one of the report’s authors, outlines some of the key statistics, and argues that teachers need better training and more support “underpinned by principles of inclusion”.    

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Gwilym Thomas, MB, Medicine (2015)

Graduate, get a job … make a difference #7

19 Sep 2017

Cambridge graduates enter a wide range of careers but making a difference tops their career wish lists. In this series, inspiring graduates from the last three years describe Cambridge, their current work and their determination to give back.

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Head first: reshaping how traumatic brain injury is treated

29 Jan 2014

Traumatic brain injury affects 10 million people a year worldwide and is the leading cause of death and disability in children and young adults. A new study will identify how to match treatments to patients, to achieve the best possible outcome for recovery.

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Simulation tools aim to bridge exclusion gap

26 Jun 2013

Simulation gloves and glasses which recreate the effects of moderate impairments have been released by researchers, who say that the designers of many everyday products are frustrating millions of customers by failing to take such limitations into account.

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Spotlight on: the Disability Resource Centre

15 May 2013

Last academical year the Disability Resource Centre (DRC) transferred from the HR Division into the Academic Division. The DRC is responsible for providing a range of confidential services to disabled students and those staff supporting them, working closely with colleges, departments and faculties.

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'Madness', James McArdell, after Robert Edge Pine 1760

Care in the community

02 Oct 2012

Historians have long recognised that the family were the chief carers of the mentally ill. A new study will investigate the emotional and economic consequences of what care in the community meant to 18th-century families.

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Design sketching

Designs on an inclusive future

10 May 2010

Some of the most venerable names in European business are to join a research consortium which could usher in a new generation of "iconic" products for people who have difficulty using everyday items.

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