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Inclusive Education of Children with disabilities into Mainstream Schools

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The Inclusive Education of Deaf and Blind Children into Mainstream Schools Project works to increase access to quality education for children with disabilities, especially children who ae deaf and blind.

USAID-Supported Activities in Sikasso Region, the project works with Parents and Teachers’ Association and the Associations of People with Disability.

The project—implemented by Handicap International— tests adapted, innovative and efficient strategies to successfully enroll children who are deaf and blind into mainstream schools in the urban commune of Sikasso, and ensure school performance in reading and writing. Moreover, the project works with the Ministry of Education to ensure the Policy and Action Plan on Special Education is updated and effectively implemented.

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