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IJIET 2013 Vol.3(6): 597-601 ISSN: 2010-3689
DOI: 10.7763/IJIET.2013.V3.343

Examining the Impact Information Communication Technology (ICT) Has on Adolescents with Disabilities

Ibrahim F. Baig

Abstract—Information Communication Technology (ICT) is widely viewed as playing an integral part in the lives of students and fundamental to the progress of current education systems and the development of 21st century skills. Assistive technology has given children with learning disabilities and their parents great hope of participation, mutuality and equal opportunities mirroring inclusive classroom practices. Therefore, this research study examined the impact Apple iPad technology has on fostering new learning opportunities for young adolescents with disabilities specifically in regards to learning engagement and independent educational opportunities as viewed by two special education teachers.

Index Terms—Information communication technology, assistive technology, iPad, teacher training.

Ibrahim F. Baig is with the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education, University of Toronto (e-mail: Ibrahim.baig@gmail.com).


Cite:Ibrahim F. Baig, "Examining the Impact Information Communication Technology (ICT) Has on Adolescents with Disabilities," International Journal of Information and Education Technology vol. 3, no. 6, pp. 597-601, 2013.

General Information

  • ISSN: 2010-3689 (Online)
  • Abbreviated Title: Int. J. Inf. Educ. Technol.
  • Frequency: Monthly
  • DOI: 10.18178/IJIET
  • Editor-in-Chief: Prof. Dr. Steve Thatcher
  • Executive Editor: Ms. Nancy Y. Liu
  • Abstracting/ Indexing: Scopus (CiteScore 2022: 2.0), INSPEC (IET), UGC-CARE List (India), CNKI, EBSCO, Google Scholar
  • E-mail: ijiet@ejournal.net


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