Parental Attitude And Learning Readiness On The Education Of Students With Visual Impairment In Special Schools In Ibadan, Oyo State
- Parental attitude is the behaviour being displayed by parents to their children. It is the way parents react to things been done by their children. It is an important factor to the well being of students with visual impairment. The attitude of parents has profound effect on the social and integration of students with visual impairment. It was observed that parental attitude and learning readiness of students irrespective of their condition places significant role in their education. The purpose of the study is to investigate the relationship between the independent variables (parental attitude and learning readiness) and dependent variable (education) of students with visual impairment, examine the joint contribution of the independent variables) to the dependent variable of students with visual impairment and identify the relative contribution of the independent variables and dependent variable of students with visual impairment. Descriptive research design of correlational type was used for the study. The sample of study consist of 100 students with visual impairment. Purposive sampling techniques were used to select the samples used for the study. Pearson product moment correlation was used for analysis the bresult.. The result showed there is a significant relationship between education of students with visual impairment and parental attitude. It also revealed that the joint effect of parental attitude and learning readiness on education of student with visual impairment. It also showed the relative contribution of the independent variables to the dependent variable. The study therefore recommended that, parent should endeavour to provide adequate needs for students with visual impairment in terms of education, health and so on. Government should also increase financial support for students with visual impairment.
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