Call for Chapters: Assistive Technologies for Differently Abled Students


Dr. Sangeeta Dhamdhere-Rao
Modern College of Arts, Science and Commerce , India

Dr. Frederic Andres
National Institute of Informatics, Japan

Call for Chapters

Proposals Submission Deadline: December 14, 2020
Full Chapters Due: January 29, 2021


In higher education system equal importance must be given to differently abled students. But not all educational institutions have infrastructure and facilities to admit these students. There are many schemes, facilities, services and financial assistance are available to these students. New assistive technologies are making teaching learning process very easy for these students. Not only differently abled students but socially, financially deprived students also need support and help to overcome their problems in taking higher education. While using new technologies in education system like e-learning, blended learning these students need special attention as well as some advance training and also additional features in that technology to become familiar with it. This book is a ready reference book for the higher educational institutes to implement effective assistive technologies and other related services for providing differently abled students’ a quality and equal education, enabling them to excel in their field and get good employment.


This publication will be a handbook or guidebook for all higher educational all over the world for understanding demands and requirements of differently abled students and impart quality education.

Target Audience

The target audience of this book are administrators, faculty, researchers of all higher educational institutes, Non-Governmental organizations, Assistive Technology experts, IT professionals, social workers and people who are dealing with differently abled students, etc.

Recommended Topics

Differently abled students and their demands, requirements
Assistive Technologies
Innovations in Assistive Technologies
Services and Facilities to Differently abled students in Higher education
Related Case Studies
Opportunities to Differently Abled Students
Efforts taken by the higher educational institutes for placement of differently abled students
Different Schemes and Assistance for differently abled students
Steps or initiatives taken to enabling differently abled students
Role of an Individual and NGOs in uplifting the differently abled students

Submission Procedure

Researchers and practitioners are invited to submit . Full chapters are expected to be submitted by January 29, 2021, and all interested authors must consult the guidelines for manuscript submissions at prior to submission. All submitted chapters will be reviewed on a double-blind review basis. Contributors may also be requested to serve as reviewers for this project.

Note: There are no submission or acceptance fees for manuscripts submitted to this book publication,Assistive Technologies for Differently Abled Students. All manuscripts are accepted based on a double-blind peer review editorial process.

All proposals should be submitted through the eEditorial Discovery®TM online submission manager.


This book is scheduled to be published by IGI Global (formerly Idea Group Inc.), publisher of the "Information Science Reference" (formerly Idea Group Reference), "Medical Information Science Reference," "Business Science Reference," and "Engineering Science Reference" imprints. For additional information regarding the publisher, please visit This publication is anticipated to be released in 2021.

Important Dates

Proposal Submission Deadline: Monday, December 14, 2020
Full chapter Submission: Friday, January 29, 2021
Peer Review Process Concludes: Friday, February 19 2021
Review Results to Chapter Authors: Monday, March 1, 2021
Submission of Final Chapters to Editor: Monday, March 15, 2021
Final Deadline for Sending Complete Materials to IGI Global: Friday, April 30, 2021

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