Educating Students with Visual Disability in the State of Kuwait: Literature Review and Recommendations

Ibrahim El-Zraigat, Mubarak Alshammari


The primary purpose of this study was to review the educational process of student with visual disability in Kuwait. The visual impairment is one of the special education classes that attracted the attention and attention of researchers and educators. Students with visual impairment show various educational and psychological needs, and the assessment determines the nature of these special needs. Meeting these needs requires specialized educational programs and a variety of services to achieve their maximum potential optimal level of adjustment. The present study is considered a theoretical study. The review indicated that students with visual disability have a wide range of characteristics and specialized needs. Visual disability negatively affected students’ especially academic achievement, nonverbal communication, as well as psychosocial development. These needs require special services in order to meet them. The study ended by offering a number of conclusions and recommendations for better education of this group of disability. Basically, there is a need to rethink with the educational procedures used and develop their education.


Educating Students with Visual Disability; Special needs, Kuwait

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