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Title: The role of parents in the education of children with visual impairment in regular primary schools in Nyansiongo zone, Borabu district
Authors: Ongeri, Teresa
Keywords: education
Issue Date: Nov-2009
Publisher: Kampala International University, Institute of Open and Distance Learning
Abstract: The researcher was founded on the role of the parents to visually impaired children in regular primary schools. The population of learners with visual impairment in regular primary schools is high an on an increase but not much has been done to cater for their needs. There is, therefore, need to support them morally and in terms of learning resources. A quantitative approach was adopted, hence, the survey design applied. The questionnaire was developed and used for the collection of data for this study. The sample size was seventeen regular primary schools and the head teachers were the target that is the respondents from whom the data was collected. Simple descriptive statistics were used to analyze the data for interpretation, hence drawing up the conclusion and recommendations. The study revealed that there existed visually impaired children in schools who lack support in terms of learning resources. Therefore, there was the need to provide sufficient and relevant learning resources and involve parents and the communities in supporting thee learners in regular primary schools.
Description: A research project submitted to the Institute of Open and Distance Learning in partial fulfillment of the requirement for the award of the Degree of Bachelor in Special Needs Education of Kampala International University
Appears in Collections:Bachelor of Special Needs Education

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