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Learning disabled need better support from education to adult life

Young people with learning disabilities in Northern Ireland need better support from education to adult life according to a research report by Queen’s University, Belfast. The report called ‘Don’t Box Me In: Disability, Identity and Transitions to Young Adult Life’ … Continue reading

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The Great Qualification Divide

New figures from the Office for National statistics, and analysed by the University and College Union, have revealed huge variations in levels of education amongst Britain’s adult population.  The results are said to show “two Britains” that are divided by … Continue reading

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Addressing number blindness through assistive technology

One of the least understood ‘hidden disabilities’ is dyscalculia, which is sometimes referred to as number blindness.  Although it was first diagnosed in 1974, there is still very little known about it. What we do know is that it is … Continue reading

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