STUDENTS WITH VISUAL IMPAIRMENTS: BRAILLE READING RATE

  • Daniela Dimitrova Radojichikj, Dr. University Ss. Cyril and Methodius, Faculty of Philosophy, Department of Special Education and Rehabilitation, Skopje
Keywords: Students with visual impairment, Reading, Braille reading rate, Braille literacy

Abstract

A comparison reading performance was done between 8 students who are using Braille and 14 students who are using enlarged print to read. Reading performance was determined using reading rate (words per minute, wpm). Reading rate results showed no significant difference (p>0.05) between those using the Braille (16.62±11.61 wpm) and those using the enlarged print (27.21±24.89 wpm). This study has shown that Braille reader students read at lower reading rate compared to print reader students with visual impairment.

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Published
2015-06-20
How to Cite
Dimitrova Radojichikj, D. (2015). STUDENTS WITH VISUAL IMPAIRMENTS: BRAILLE READING RATE. International Journal of Cognitive Research in Science, Engineering and Education (IJCRSEE), 3(1), 1-5. Retrieved from http://ijcrsee.com/index.php/ijcrsee/article/view/107