Teaching Braille Literacy To Blind Primary Schoolchildren And Those With Residual Vision

Authors

  • Sona Davtyan Khachatur Abovyan Armenian State Pedagogical University, Armenia
  • Lilit Avagyan Siamanto Basic School No.162, Armenia

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.24234/se.2020.2.2.235

Keywords:

primary school blind children, primary schoolchildren with residual vision, Braille system, writing abilities, difficulties, assessment

Abstract

Nowadays one of the main issues of pedagogy is teaching to primary school children who are blind and those with residual vision. Among those schoolchildren writing disorders are quite common and have a negative effect on their learning progress. The quality and acquisition  of school curriculum slows down, and   in general negatively affects the learning process of these children. The relevance of the study depends on the fact that sufficient methods, approaches related to teaching Braille literacy have not yet been thoroughly studied and developed.There are insufficient typhlotechnical, typhographic techniques to help promote literacy through the Braille system.

The study of the above-mentioned and other similar issues will help to fully implement the Braille system thus  improving the writing abilities of children with visual impairments.

Author Biographies

Sona Davtyan, Khachatur Abovyan Armenian State Pedagogical University, Armenia

PhD in Education, Associated professor

Chair of Special pedagogy and psychology, Khachatur Abovyan Armenian State Pedagogical University, Armenia

University lecturer

Lilit Avagyan, Siamanto Basic School No.162, Armenia

MA in Special Pedagogy (Pedagogy for children with visual disorders)

Siamanto Basic School No.162, Armenia

Student assistant

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Published

2020-08-19

How to Cite

Davtyan, S. ., & Avagyan, L. . (2020). Teaching Braille Literacy To Blind Primary Schoolchildren And Those With Residual Vision . Armenian Journal of Special Education, 2(2), 67-76. https://doi.org/10.24234/se.2020.2.2.235

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