All-inclusiveness: The place of assistive devices for persons with disabilities in the Covid-19 pandemic era

Volume 2, Issue 1, Article 4 - 2021

Authors: Rufus Olanrewaju Adebisi;Hammed Gbenga Adewale

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Abstract

An efficacious confrontation to the blowing-out of Covid-19 known as coronavirus have emanated to rely comprehensively on the innovation of assistive devices to flow the indispensable information about the bearing waves of a plague inducted as “Covid-19 or Corona virus”; bridge the social gap flanked by special need condition in the midst of social separation; safeguard the robustness of persons with disabilities (across the ages) during Covid-19 pandemic and ensure the “stay safe” crusade is not epitomized with ostracism. In that case, the immersion of assistive device for swiftness of all-encompassing healthy society particularly that of persons with disabilities is preordained. Whereas handling dynamism nature of persons with disabilities on the ground of equal right with their ‘abled’ counterparts calls for assistive devices. This paper explores the effect of assistive devices in making persons with disabilities evolve with their essence and existence as well as playing own quota in the fight against Covid-19 pandemic. It also describes Covid-19 in relation to persons with disabilities to set a scale of balance on multiplicity nature of human using assistive devices as mechanism for inclusion of all and sundry particularly that of persons with disabilities. Therefore, saving and securing lives and livelihoods of persons with disabilities during Covid-19 era is only achievable through uncompromising influence of assistive devices.

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Adebisi, Rufus & Adewale, Hammed (2021). All-inclusiveness: The place of assistive devices for persons with disabilities in the Covid-19 pandemic era. International Journal of Childhood, Counselling and Special Education, 2(1): 53-66
https://doi.org/10.31559/CCSE2021.2.1.4