Abstract—Artificial Intelligence (AI) and technology has already touched the life of individuals, more generally, it has influenced educational sector to make it more inclusive and accessible for students with visual, hearing, mobility and intellectual disabilities. The use of AI has not only impacted students with special needs, but has also impacted educational institutions in creating inclusive pedagogies. The present study is a working paper that has tried to analyze how AI has impacted education for students with special needs. The data collection was based on qualitative research that was conducted using focused interviews from teachers and students with special needs. The data was also collected through literature present in the academic databases EBSCO that comprised of Web of Science, Scopus and Science Direct, newspapers, magazines, blogs. The responses obtained were analyzed using Content Analysis. The study in particular focused on whether the literature covered the theme of analyzing the impact of AI on (a) Special Need Education; (b) AI helping teachers to promote special need education. The study also tried to propose the framework for an inclusive future of Special Need Education based on focused interview.
Index Terms—Disabilities, AI, special need education.
Shalini Garg and Shipra Sharma are with GGSIP University, Sector-16C, Dwarka, Delhi, India (e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com).
Cite:Shalini Garg and Shipra Sharma, "Impact of Artificial Intelligence in Special Need Education to Promote Inclusive Pedagogy," International Journal of Information and Education Technology vol. 10, no. 7, pp. 523-527, 2020.Copyright © 2020 by the authors. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited (CC BY 4.0).