"Como incluir os alunos com síndrome de Bardet-Biedl numa turma regular?
: como desenvolver as suas capacidades cognitivas?"

  • Paula Cristina Fernandes de Barros (Student)

Student thesis: Master's Thesis


Inclusion is still a much debated issue nowadays so that it may provide a quality teaching to every student, even those who have different features. Therefore, students with special educational needs (SEN) must be given social and educational equality, not only to promote equal opportunities, but also to prepare them to the active life, that is, to the professional life. This report aims to answer the following question: uld you use so that the students carrying the Bardet- Biedl syndrome may keep /increase their cognitive abilities, in a regular teaching class? This essay claims to show that, by developing the suitable strategies, students can improve their abilities and overcome their difficulties / obstacles, when total blindness occurs. Finally, the student target of this essay has always been included in the reference class and has achieves cognitive improvements, although showing some lag in relation to their peers.
Date of Award2015
Original languagePortuguese
Awarding Institution
  • Universidade Católica Portuguesa
SupervisorFilomena Ermida da Ponte (Supervisor)


  • Inclusion
  • Bardet Biedl Syndrome
  • Special Educational Needs (SEN)


  • Mestrado em Ciências da Educação: Educação Especial

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