How e-learning solution is helping children with special needs

There was a time when many children around the world facing problems such as autism,vision problem, cerebral palsy, short attention span; slow learning and or other kind of disability had tough times achieving education. As per a UNICEF statistics, 1 in 10 children worldwide have some or other form of disability and only 10% of children having disabilities in low income countries have access to school. Placing them with ordinary children did not help them as the absorption of information was not on the same level as ordinary children. Also, some children with special needs required alternative instructions, and more attention with extra care.

Benefits of e-learning solutions

With the development of technology, there has been paradigm shift in the way children with disabilities are taught to help them to overcome their learning disability.  E-learning course is one solution which revolves around customized solution ensures that children with special needs are provided with learning materials that suits their learning style and pace. To be specific, e-learning solutions can be created for:

Word prediction, text readers, overlay visualisations, and many more for dyslexic students

Developing emotional intelligence using game based activities

Highlight the read text and audio support for children with reading disabilities

Understanding and solving math problems to help dyslexic students

Helping children to understand and express feelings and emotions

Improving language and verbal abilities

Improving visual and auditory abilities

Enhance memory retention

Thus, e-learning solutions which come in various forms have proven out to be a handy tool for children with special needs. More importantly, it has transformed the way they learn by blending traditional classroom techniques with modern technology. Above all, it is bringing down the barrier to higher education and improving their lives.