publication . Article . 2015

Comparison of Quality of Life and Social Skills between Students with Visual Problems (Blind and Partially Blind) and Normal Students

Fereshteh Kordestani; Azam Daneshfar; Davood Roustaee;
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  • Published: 10 Jan 2015 Journal: International Journal of Academic Research in Progressive Education and Development, volume 3 (eissn: 2226-6348, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Human Resources Management Academic Research Society (HRMARS)
This study aimed to compare the quality of life and social skills between students who are visually impaired (blind and partially blind) and normal students. The population consisted of all students with visual problems (blind and partially blind) and normal students in secondary schools in Tehran in the academic year 2013-2014. Using a multi-stage random sampling method, 40 students were selected from each group. The SF-36s quality of life questionnaire and Foster and Inderbitzen social skills questionnaire were used as research tools. The data were analyzed using analysis of variance (ANOVA) and Pearson correlation coefficient. The results showed that normal p...
free text keywords: Quality of life, social skills, visual problems, blind, partially blind, Developmental psychology, Population, education.field_of_study, education, Academic year, Quality of life, Pearson product-moment correlation coefficient, symbols.namesake, symbols, Social skills, Psychology
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