Autism-Open Access

Autism-Open Access
Open Access

ISSN: 2165-7890

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Gelan Ahmed

Department of English, Zewail University of Science and Technology University Cairo, Egypt

  • Mini Review   
    Assistive Technologies and ASD: Gaps between Policy and Practice
    Author(s): Gelan Ahmed*

    According to the Egyptian Social Solidarity Ministry, the number of students with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is estimated to be 800,000 in 2021. This cosmic number means that, in mainstream public school classrooms, there are probably 3-6 students with ASD. Henceforth, special education teachers, as mandated by the law on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities which was enacted by Abdel Fattah El Sisi, the president of the Arab Republic of Egypt in 2018, should be familiar with “effective assistive technologies to better support students with ASD”... View More»

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