Supporting Services for Children with Communication Disability in Northern Rwanda. Working with Chance for Childhood’s Education Equality and Empowerment Project

Principal Investigator: Dr Julie Marshall

Project Fact File

Start DateMarch 2015
End DateSeptember 2015
Funding£5,000
Funded by

Chance for Childhood

Project TeamDr Julie Marshall
External Providers and CollaboratorsChance for Childhood’s Education, Equality and Empowerment project team, based in Musanze, Northern Rwanda
Collaborating with Helen Barrett, Consultant Speech and Language Therapist

Principal Investigator

Meet Dr Julie Marshall

Dr Julie Marshall

Reader in Communication Disability and Development

Phone +44 (0)161 247 2581

Project Details

Aims and Objectives

The EEE project aims to support children with additional needs (in particular children who are deaf or who have communication difficulties), to access education in mainstream schools and to be integrated into and accepted by their local communities.

MMU's involvement with this project is to:

Methods

Two visits to Musanze, Rwanda, by Julie Marshall, in March and July 2015 to:

Outcomes