Perception of Parents Towards Inclusion of Children with Visual Impairment in An Inclusive Setting in Kisanana Mogotio District-Kenya

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Kampala International University, School of Education, Open and Distance and E-learning
The study was carried out in Kisanana Division Mogotio District. The main purpose of the study was to find out challenges of inclusion of visually impaired learners in regular schools. The sample population was composed of respondents who included teachers and learners in the selected schools. The research instruments that were used to collect data were questionnaires and interview. The findings of the study generally revealed that there were some negative attitudes towards visually impaired children in mainstream schools The researcher made some recommendations that; there should be training of more teachers in special needs education, child-child method of teaching to encourage positive/health interaction between the ordinary children and those that are visually challenged, provision of modified learning/teaching materials, modification of the curriculum to suit the learning needs of all learners, special consideration in setting and marking of National Examinations as a way forward towards improving the performance of visually impaired learners in an inclusive setting.
A Research Submitted to the College of Open and Distance Learning in Partial Fulfillment of the Requirements for the Award of Bachelors of Education Degree in Special Needs Education Kampala International University.
Parents, Children, Visual Impairment, Mogotio District-Kenya