Evaluation of Education Students with Intellectual Disability in Saudi Arabia

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Abstract

A survey was conducted in order to evaluate the quality of education received by students with intellectual disability in Aljouf, Saudi Arabia from the perspectives of their teachers and parents. From a sample of 95 respondents, it was found that most teachers used “baby steps” strategy in delivering content for students with intellectual disabilities. Most of the parents were found to rely almost entirely on formal education for their children and were not directly involved with their children’s education at home. Only a minority of the teachers were found to utilize assistive technology to augment their practice. Both teachers and parents did not feel very confident about the effectiveness of the current systems in teaching their children important social and practical skills. Recommendations based on these outcomes were provided.

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Alshamri, K. H. (2018). Evaluation of Education Students with Intellectual Disability in Saudi Arabia. Journal of Education and Learning, 8(1), 131. https://doi.org/10.5539/jel.v8n1p131

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