Technology Clears the Path for Students with Disabilities in Macedonia

August 2015—In the last five years, a vital lesson has been circulating throughout Macedonia’s education system: For people without disabilities, technology makes things easier. For people with disabilities, technology is what makes things possible.

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Viktorija Penova was born with fibrodyspasia ossificans progressiva, a rare health condition that significantly restricts her mobility. When she became old enough to enroll in the local primary school, there were no accommodations for physically disabled students, and her parents weren’t certain their daughter would be able to attend. That their otherwise bright and capable child might not get an education was a very real possibility. 

Taken from the USAID official  website.  You can read the integral text here.