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ERIC Number: EJ1158354
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2016
Pages: 4
Abstractor: As Provided
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ISSN: ISSN-1925-0746
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Evaluation of Sensory Skills among Students with Visual Impairment
Saleem, Suhib Saleem; Al-Salahat, Mohammad Mousa
World Journal of Education, v6 n3 p66-69 2016
The purpose of the study was to evaluate the sensory skills among students with visual impairment (SVI). The sample contained of 30 students with blind and low vision enrolled in mainstreaming programs at general education schools at Najran in Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. A sensory skills scale was developed. The scale consisted of 20 items was distributed on four domains related to skills of touch, hearing, taste, and smell. The scale was applied on the sample of study by collaboration with teachers of SVI. The results showed that the degree of possessing sensory skills of visually impaired students was moderate. Moreover, there were significant differences in the skills of touch, taste and smell in favor of low vision students and in the skills of hearing in favor of blind students.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Saudi Arabia
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