Developing an inclusive learning environment for students with visual impairment in higher education

Author: rghewett

Rachel Hewett is a Research Fellow based at the Visual Impairment Centre for Teaching and Research in Department of Disability Inclusion and Special Needs in the School of Education, University of Birmingham, UK. For the past six years she has been the full-time researcher working on an unique longitudinal qualitative study which has been following the experience of over 80 young people with visual impairments as they have made the transition from compulsory education through to adulthood and the labour market. She is also preparing to submit her PhD thesis which has been investigating the transition experiences of young people with visual impairment into higher education.