International Journal of Academic Research and Development

International Journal of Academic Research and Development


International Journal of Academic Research and Development
International Journal of Academic Research and Development
Vol. 1, Issue 4 (2016)

A case study on Albert a learners with visual impairment in Zambia


Penda Annie

This manuscript is a study of one of the learners with visual impairment. The study established the suitable measures and their effect on a learner with visual impairment who had additional disabilities of hearing impairment and mental retardation in Zambia.

The work was an attempt to address the problem of writing which Albert a learners with visual impairment in Zambia was faced with for three years. Among the factors that attributed to the writing problem of this learner were visual impairment, hearing impairment and mental retardation. The measures employed in order to arrest the situation were individual teaching, giving of enough time of practicing what was being taught, patience and love towards the learner. The outcome of using these measures were that it contributed to the learner having a breakthrough of acquiring the skill of writing braille or to emboss for the first time after failing to write for three years.
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