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ERIC Number: EJ800247
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2008-Jun
Pages: 15
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 25
ISSN: ISSN-0145-482X
Educational Placement of Children Who Are Blind or Have Low Vision in Residential and Public Schools: A National Study of Parents' Perspectives
Ajuwon, Paul M.; Oyinlade, A. Olu
Journal of Visual Impairment & Blindness, v102 n6 p325-339 Jun 2008
This study analyzed parents' perceived reasons for placing their children with visual impairments in residential or public schools. It found that children were more likely to be placed in residential schools for reasons related to their education and well-being and in public schools for reasons related to the parents' needs. (Contains 6 tables.)
American Foundation for the Blind. 11 Penn Plaza Suite 300, New York, NY 10001. Tel: 800-232-5463; Tel: 212-502-7600; e-mail:; Web site:
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Elementary Secondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A