Adaptation of the General Curriculum

Children With Developmental Challenges 3(2+1)

Lesson 13 : Educational Programmes for the Blind

Adaptation of the General Curriculum

  • Most of the adaptation necessary for blind children stem from an effort to involve the use of sight or which utilizes the limited vision available.
  • The children must be given tactual experiences and verbal explanation. The blind child’s ability to listen and relate and remember must be developed to its fullest.
  • He must learn techniques he must use to acquire the same information or accomplish the same task, which are some time more cumbersome and time consuming.
  • The ability of the teacher to guide the child in the use of various adaptations is one of the prime requisites.

Teaching Principles (Lowenfeild)

Lowenfeild has listed FIVE principles suitable to teaching blind children, They are


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