Lifestyle And Reading Behavior Of Visually Impaired Children In China

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Qian Tian , Chanoknart Mayusoh , Akapong Inkuer , Rosjana Chandhasa , Pisit Puntien


Lifestyle and reading behavior in children with low vision was undertaken through the descriptive analysis, target audience interviews together with the qualitative research methods for data collection from textbooks and research literatures relevant to data analysis.

The study found that the book design for low vision children must be based on physiological and psychological characteristics, and cognitive path.  In view of reading attention and reading behavior of this captioned children, it was found that at early stage, the children had proficient literacy skills whereas experiences related to learning were accumulated and assistive devices (such as tactile or audio media) were used to cope with reading difficulties.

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