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Title: Educating Children with Williams Syndrome in the UAE A Case Study
Authors: Al Jafari, Hanadi Mahmoud
Keywords: children
Williams syndrome
United Arab Emirates (UAE)
teaching methods
learning disability
Issue Date: Jan-2007
Publisher: The British University in Dubai (BUiD)
Abstract: The aim of this study was to define the current educational status of a child with Williams Syndrome in the UAE. The researcher employed a qualitative multiple approach to data collection. Data were analyzed qualitatively. Reporting and displaying were also employed. This dissertation focuses on the curriculum, pedagogies, goals, social access, and the impact of non- disabled peers. The study identified the existence of dilemmas in seeking to secure effective recommendations in teaching children with Williams Syndrome in the UAE. These include concerns over specialist teaching materials, special educators’ perceptions, and non-disabled peers knowledge and understanding of learning disability. Questions are raised about the current educational status of a child with Williams Syndrome in the UAE and about the recommendations that could be offered to develop the education of children with Williams Syndrome.
Appears in Collections:Dissertations for Special and Inclusive Education (SIE)

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