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Title: EFFECT OF SCHOOL- PARENTAL ATTITUDES ON PSYCHOSOCIAL ADJUSTMENT OF HIGH SCHOOL ADOLESCENTS WITH VISUAL DISABILITIES
Authors: Amsalu, Abushe
Advisors: Dr. Teka Zewdie,
Keywords: PSYCHOSOCIAL ADJUSTMENT
VISUAL DISABILITIES
Copyright: May-2001
Date Added: 6-Nov-2012
Publisher: AAU
Abstract: The purpose of this study was to examine the impact of school parental attitudes on blind adolescents psychosocial adjustment status. A sample of 130 consisting of teaches, parents ami both sighted and visually impaired students was purposely selected from high schools of Western Shoa. One of the selection criteria of the cite "Yvasthe availability 0.1students with visual disability. A 35 bipolar adjectives for attitude measure, psychosocial adjustment measure and direct observation were major instruments employed in data collection. The data were analyzed on the basis of different combination of the attitudes of teachers, sighted peers and parents toward blind adolescents on one hand and psychosocial adjustment status of blind students on the other hand. Sex and age of onset were The main individual variables under taken in the study. Descriptive statistics, t-test and F-Test lll?re extensively used for data analysis including qualitative analysis. The most important findings were that blind adolescents encounter psychosocial adjustment difficulties at both school and home settings, though observed attitudes of parents. teachers and sighted students were slightly positive. Finally, it IS believed that there are other variables which need to be considered; methods to be employed, and research approaches to deal with the same problem. Practical implication of the findings are also indicated
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/123456789/3630
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