Essays about: "Disability"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 229 essays containing the word Disability.

  1. 1. PARENTAL EXPERIENCES OF RAISING A CHILD WITH AUTISM SPECTRUM DISORDER IN GHANA A case study research analysis

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för pedagogik och specialpedagogik

    Author : Eugenia Allotey; [2020-01-22]
    Keywords : Autism; Case study; Parental experiences; Ghana;

    Abstract : Aim: This study explores parental experiences of raising a child with Autism SpectrumDisorder (ASD) in Ghana. It investigates parental stress, stigma, access to educationfor children with ASD and coping strategies employed by parents to manage thesituation. READ MORE

  2. 2. Invisible Victims of Sexual Violence : -A Minor Field Study on women and girls with disabilities in Cape Town, South Africa.

    University essay from Enskilda Högskolan Stockholm/Högskolan för mänskliga rättigheter

    Author : Felicia Häggstrand; [2020]
    Keywords : Human Rights; Disability; Sexual Violence; Vulnerability; South Africa;

    Abstract : To live a life protected from exploitation, violence, and abuse is a fundamental human right. However, this seems to be a difficult human right to fulfill, at least for women and girls living with disabilities. READ MORE

  3. 3. Travelling with a mobility impairment : Exploring the relationschip between travelling, agency and identity

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för samhällsbyggnad och industriell teknik

    Author : Saskia Westerink; [2020]
    Keywords : Qualitative Research; Semi-structed interviews; Travelling; Agency; Identity; Mobility Impairment; Disability;

    Abstract : In tourism studies, people with a disability are often portrayed as rather passive. However, there is more to their story. There are many tourists travelling with a physical impairment and they have found ways to do so. The purpose of this study is to explore travelling with a mobility impairment, and what this means for agency and identity. READ MORE

  4. 4. Predicting Multimodal Rehabilitation Outcomes using Machine Learning

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för informatik och media; Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för informatik och media

    Author : Alexandru Cheltuitor; Niklas Jones-Quartey; [2020]
    Keywords : Machine learning; XGBoost; regression; Multimodal Rehabilitation; SQRP; chronic pain; treatment outcome; prediction;

    Abstract : Chronic pain is a complex health issue and a major cause of disability worldwide. Although multimodal rehabilitation (MMR) has been recognized as an effective form of treatment for chronic pain, some patients do not benefit from it. READ MORE

  5. 5. “I will never go back”: a thematic content analysis of Zimbabwean disabled women's sexual and reproductive rights

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Lina Lodenius; [2020]
    Keywords : Compulsory able-bodiedness; Disability; Normate; Othering; Women; Zimbabwe;

    Abstract : This thesis is a thematic content analysis, looking at how compulsory able-bodiedness affects Zimbabwean disabled women’s ability to practice their reproductive- and sexual rights. Zimbabwe is an optimal case to apply this study in, due to its contradictory legislation and high amounts of human rights violations. READ MORE