Preliminary results of a research project in southern Haiti in the aftermath of Hurricane Matthew

Authors:Edited by Rochambeau Lainy and translated by David Dézil and Tabitha Wilbur

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Can academic disability be studied not as a physical or mental problem, but as aconsequence not only of inherent impairments, but also by adverse socio-economicand environmental representations and situations? This was the challenge acceptedby the authors of this collective work, which reports on the preliminary results of aresearch project carried out in southern departments of Haiti since the passage ofHurricane Matthew in 2016. Its aim is to help educational authorities find effectivesolutions for the setting.This book collects the texts that GIECLAT (Groupe d’Initiative pour l’Étude de laCognition, du Langage, de l’Apprentissage et des Troubles – Initiative Group forthe Study of Cognition, Language, Learning and Disorders), which has overseenthe project, presented to the Haitian educational community during a seminar heldon December  6,  2019 in Port-au-Prince, in collaboration with INUFOCAD (Institutuniversitaire de Formation des Cadres – University Institute for ManagementTraining), CASAS (Commission de l’adaptation scolaire et d’appui social du ministèrede l’éducation nationale – Commission for school adaptation and social supportof the Ministry of National Education), CEREGE (Centre de Recherche ÉducationGestion-Économiede l’Université publique de la Grand’Anse – Center for Researchin Education, Management and Economy of the Public University of Grand’Anse) andLangSE (Langue, Société, Éducation de l’Université d’État d’Haïti – Language, Society,Education of the State University of Haiti).

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