Students' views regarding the social and learning environment of disabled students at the University of Venda, South Africa

SOURCE: African Journal for Physical, Health Education, Recreation and Dance (AJPHERD)
OUTPUT TYPE: Journal Article
PUBLICATION YEAR: 2011
TITLE AUTHOR(S): N.J.Ramakuela, X.T.Maluleke
KEYWORDS: ACCESSIBILITY, DISABLED PERSONS, SOCIAL INCLUSION, UNIVERSITY OF VENDA, UNIVERSITY STUDENTS
Print: HSRC Library: shelf number 7064

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Abstract

The integration of students with disabilities into higher education institutions presents them with physical, social and attitudinal barriers at various levels of their education. There is minimal or no support services to assist them in dealing with the challenges they face. The purpose of the study was to explore the views of students regarding the social and learning environment of disabled students at the University of Venda, South Africa.