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Rule, A. C., Stefanich, G. P., Boody, R. M., & Peiffer, B. (2011). Impact of adaptive materials on teachers and their students with visual impairments in secondary science and mathematics classes. International Journal of Science Education 33(6), 865–887.
This paper reports on a change in teacher attitudes toward visually impaired students following a yearlong programme that provided funds for adaptive resources, supplies, and equipment. People with disabilities are notably absent from STEM fields. This paper argues that providing teachers with resources and training to support learners with special education needs may help to address this shortfall while enhancing the learning experience for...