TEACHER SUPPORT FOR PUPILS WITH LOW VISION IN SELECTED REGULAR SCHOOLS IN THE ASHANTI REGION, GHANA

Fofie Douglas, Gifty Nana Yaa Rockson, Jacquline Edem Akosua Dorleku

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The purpose of the study was to ascertain the support teachers provide for pupils with low vision in regular classrooms in the Sekyere South District, Agona. The descriptive survey research design was used for this study with a sample size of 100 respondents. A purposeful sampling technique was used to select the sample, and the instrument employed to collect data was a questionnaire. Data were analyzed using frequencies, mean and standard deviations. The findings revealed that there were varieties of real objects and other materials in the schools for teaching and learning. For example, with large shapes, large-print charts available in the schools for teaching pupils with low vision. The findings also revealed that there are resource teachers, guidance and counseling services, eye screening, and audiological services available in all the schools.

 

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teacher support, low vison, regular classroom, resource teacher

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