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Volume :33 Issue : 124 2007      Add To Cart                                                                    Download

The Attitudes of the Gifted Achieving and Non Gifted Achieving Students with Physical and Visual Handicapping Towards the Society, the Family and the Teacher: A Comparative Survey of the Demographic Variables Among the Handicapped Students

Auther : Dr. Hamad B. Al-Ajmi

     The study aimed at identifying the attitudes of the high achieving students who are physically and visually handicapped in terms of academic achievement, gender and academic level, towards the society, the family, and the teacher. The researcher used the comparative descriptive method; using an instrument he designed to measure the attitude towards the society, the family and the teacher. The instrument yielded high levels of validity and reliability. The study has been conducted in Al Noor Schools, Special Education Department, in the State of Kuwait. The sample of the study comprised 139 physically and visually handicapped students (98 and 41 respectively), 87 were students from the Intermediate level and 52 were from the Secondary level; 81 were males and 58 females. The students age as a whole ranged from 12 to 21 years; with Intermediate level students ranging from 12 to 16 years; while Secondary School students ranged form 15 to 21 years of age.

     The study findings were several, the most prominent of which, were as follows:

*      Statistically significant differences were found in the attitude of the high achievers towards their society, their families and their teachers; whereas low achiever visually handicapped students exhibited positive attitude toward the family.

*      Statistically significant differences were found in the two students groups towards the family due to gender variable for the females favour.

*      No statistically significant differences were found in terms of the academic level between the two disabilities (physical and visual) in the attitudes towards the society and the family; however, statistically significant differences were found in the attitude towards the teacher in favour of the visually handicapped.

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