Accessibility improving for Ireland's college students with special needs

09/1/2009 | Irish Times (Dublin), The

Just 16% of Ireland's students with visual impairments pursue advanced degrees, compared with 60% of general students. Advocates say that Ireland's colleges are making progress by seeking to accommodate the needs of students who are disabled. "It is very much a partnership; what is critical is that students are open and communicative about what they need," said Elaine Howley, director of the National Council for the Blind in Ireland.

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