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In relating their personal experiences, this article examines the different types of support the students with disabilities need as they commence their studies in higher education institutions, as well as throughout their journeys.

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Students studying in the higher education system face multiple challenges, such as meeting the minimum requirements for enrolling in a programme, securing tuition fees and adapting to new teaching and learning styles, whilst also coping with minimal support. The SWDs experience more struggles with their studies at the ODeL institution than they do at school level. ODeL institutions must maximise support for SWDs for greater rewards. We hope you find this article invoking further debates on this topical issue in the featuring of assistive devices in the digital era.


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This page is a summary of: Assistive technologies as an ODeL strategy in promoting support for students with disabilities, Technology and Disability, August 2022, IOS Press,
DOI: 10.3233/tad-220376.
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