Children with visually impaired may face
difficulties that result in their experiencing emotional
disturbance. There are very reasons for mood disorder
among children with visual loss, such as feeling
loneliness, avoidance to appear to learn in formal
schools and greater dependency on help.
According to RCI Act,1992 responsibility for
visual disabilities including low vision and blindness
PWD Act,1995 proposed the provision of improve
educational services, medical care, vocational learning
,employment and social security for all persons with
disabilities including blind and low vision.
There are two educational systems for children
with visually impaired 1. education in special schools 2.
education in inclusive schools.
The attitude of parents towards visually impaired
students are very important in case of of their visually
impaired children . The purpose of the study was to find
out the attitude of parents(father & mother) to visually
impaired students of class 9 standard. 20 visually
impaired students of class 9 were taken for the study.
Survey method was adopted to study the attitude of
parents (father & mother) towards visually impaired
students of secondary level and attitude scale were
taken as tools & techniques.For the study the samples
are taken from two blind schools of Kolkata.
It was found that attitudes(father& mother) are
favourable towards the visually impaired students of
secondary level. They are very much sympathetic for
the education of the their visually impaired sons or
Keywords : Parental Attitude (father & mother), Visually Impaired Students, Secondary Level.