A Case Study of Students with Visual Disabilities in Inclusive Higher Education
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- students with visual disabilities; inclusive higher education
Inclusive higher education provides opportunities for various barriers related to services provided for students with visual disabilities. This study aimed to provide an understanding of the needs of students with visual disabilities in universities and solutions to meet the needs of these students. The method adopted in the study was qualitative using case study design. The participants were three of students with visual disabilities in a college, consisting of one student with totally blind and two of students of low vision. The data were collected by observations on two settings, in class and outside class, lectures and in-depth interviews with several lecturers and students with visual disabilities. The finding of this study indicated that there are several needs of students with visual disabilities that have not been fully accommodated by institution, namely assessment services before learning process, orientation and mobility services to provide support services for students with visual disabilities and access to learning sources. The solutions offered to meet the needs of students with visual disabilities in college are providing an assessment service before starting the learning process, the availability of orientation and mobility services at the beginning of the semester, and the availability of learning resources that access for these students.
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TY - CONF AU - Mayasari Manar AU - Endang Rochyadi AU - Mr Sunardi PY - 2018/11 DA - 2018/11 TI - A Case Study of Students with Visual Disabilities in Inclusive Higher Education BT - Proceedings of the 2nd INDOEDUC4ALL - Indonesian Education for All (INDOEDUC 2018) PB - Atlantis Press SP - 43 EP - 46 SN - 2352-5398 UR - https://doi.org/10.2991/indoeduc-18.2018.13 DO - https://doi.org/10.2991/indoeduc-18.2018.13 ID - Manar2018/11 ER -