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Coping strategies and challenges among visual impaired students

Jayus, R. and Khan, A. (2019) Coping strategies and challenges among visual impaired students. Indian Journal of Public Health Research and Development, 10 (6). pp. 1346-1350. ISSN 0976-0245

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Official URL: https://dx.doi.org/10.5958/0976-5506.2019.01484.0


The present study explored the coping strategies and challenges among student with visual impairment. In Malaysia, visually impaired people category approximately 8.9% including student at the university level. Government of Malaysia has recognize lifelong learning on this category of disbility as one of the focus to be approaches and strategies to fulfil their education needs. Furthermore, student with visual impairment also need to be proactive to set up their coping strategies based on the challenge they faced. Coping strategies elaborated based on The Goodness of Fit Model. Effective coping strategies focused on three aspect of student needs in the university students living with visual impairments in adaptive behaviour on campus, mobility on campus, and reading materials and resources. Moreover, the discussion drive the student to be more excellent in their new coping strategies in the university surounding.

Item Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:coping, visual impair students
Subjects:H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor > HD28 Management. Industrial Management
ID Code:89138
Deposited By: Narimah Nawil
Deposited On:26 Jan 2021 16:47
Last Modified:26 Jan 2021 16:47

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