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Experiences of encouraging rural Andean children with visual impairment into their community

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Focus: School Years

Topic: Inclusive Education

 Carmen Rosa Rejas

 Prof.Nanci Palomino Buleje

Experiences of encouraging rural Andean children with visual impairment into their local community

1. Quality of life in the cultural diversity

            The blind or visual handicapped children on the integration and normalization principle have the right to participate in the family activities. With the appropriate training develop their skills in the attention and breed of domestic animals as quality of life for their livelihood.

2. Using the orientation sense in the community

            One of the most important work of the professionals of the blindness special education is to obtain the personal autonomy in the orientation and mobility in their own surrounding, overcoming the weather and accessible adversity, taking advantages of All local resources.

3. Motivating the life of the visual handicapped person

            The family contribution as strength of the person rehabilitation with visual problem is very significant because it allows encouraging their social skills in its context showing what is ABLE TO DO.

4. The family support, starting point for the social integration

            The family as irreplaceable support of the visual handicapped person allows his emotional stability to get the social insertion with the sight to obtain the equal rights  and duties than the others, with the active, dynamic and open participation to the community.

5. The living in the Andean rural community

            The native language (quechua) as sensitivity tool to the community where the kid lives, will arrow to know and respect the difference with  naturalness and acceptation of that diversity.


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