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Learning Diversity in the Chinese ClassroomContexts and Practice for Students with Special Needs$
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Shane N. Phillipson

Print publication date: 2007

Print ISBN-13: 9789622098725

Published to Hong Kong Scholarship Online: May 2013

DOI: 10.5790/hongkong/9789622098725.001.0001

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Students with Visual and Perceptual Difficulties

Students with Visual and Perceptual Difficulties

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(p.249) 8 Students with Visual and Perceptual Difficulties
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Learning Diversity in the Chinese Classroom
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Simon Leung

Phoebe Yeung

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Hong Kong University Press
DOI:10.5790/hongkong/9789622098725.003.0008

Visual impairment poses significant obstacles to a child’s learning because learning is normally dependent on visual information. In order to be able to assist a visually impaired student in the classroom, teachers have to understand the nature of visual impairments and the various effects they have on the child. This chapter discusses how visual impairment is defined and explains the causes and effects of various visual impairments, and then describes relevant strategies for teachers to work effectively with blind or low vision students in the classroom.

Keywords:   Visual impairment, Visually impaired student, Visual information

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