ESISTE: Supporting Inclusion of Students with Special Needs in Mainstream Classrooms

  • Barbara Rita BarricelliEmail author
  • Alessandro Rizzi
  • Stefano Valtolina
  • Claudio Manfredini
Conference paper
Part of the IFIP Advances in Information and Communication Technology book series (IFIPAICT, volume 544)


This chapter presents the outcomes of the first stage of ESISTE (Expert System Interaction Structured To Education), an interdisciplinary research project aimed at designing and developing an interactive system for the management of ICF-CY classification (International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health – Children and Youth) in primary, secondary, and higher education levels in Italy. The goal of the project is to enable the inclusion in the education system of students with special needs involving in the process their teachers, family members, close friends, healthcare professionals and other stakeholders.


ICF classification ICF-CY Functioning Disability Special needs Health Education Collaboration Teaching Human Work Interaction Design Mainstream classrooms 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Computer ScienceUniversità degli Studi di MilanoMilanItaly
  2. 2.I.I.S. Piero SraffaCremaItaly

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