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Readiness mainstream primary school to cater for children with disabilities (CWDS) in Bangladesh in line with universal design (UD)

Hossain, Md. Zaman and Abdul Rahim, Asiah (2015) Readiness mainstream primary school to cater for children with disabilities (CWDS) in Bangladesh in line with universal design (UD). In: 4th International Conference on Universal Design in the Built Environment 2015, 23-24 Nov 2015, Putrajaya. (Unpublished)

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Abstract

The objectives of this paper firstly, to explore the level of accessibility for Children with Disabilities (CwDs) in mainstream school environment in Bangladesh. Secondly, to study the level of perception of players in building industry in application of Universal Design for (CwDs) in school built environment. There is little awareness among the decision makers, professionals in the building industry on providing good facilities for People with Disabilities (PwDs) who are the children of the school. Table research will be used on literature review and using secondary data. In conclusion, rule and guidelines on facilities for CwDs in primary school buildings will be produced. Keywords: Universal Design (UD), Awareness, Children with Disabilities (CwDs), School Environment.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Abstract)
Additional Information: 3061/48669
Subjects: L Education > LB Theory and practice of education > LB3201 School architecture and equipment
N Fine Arts > NA Architecture > NA2545.A1 Architecture and people with disabilities
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes (Can select more than one option. Press CONTROL button): Kulliyyah of Architecture and Environmental Design > Department of Architecture
Depositing User: Prof. Dato' Sri Ar. Dr. Asiah Abdul Rahim
Date Deposited: 15 Jan 2016 20:13
Last Modified: 15 Jan 2016 20:13
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/48669

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