Journal of Education & Social Policy

ISSN 2375-0782 (Print) 2375-0790 (Online) DOI: 10.30845/jesp

A Qualitative Viewpoint of the Perception and Imagination in Persons with Visual Impairment
Mgr. Hana Majerova

The contribution provides an insight into the area of the perception and imagination in relation to visual impairment. People with visual impairment are limited in the visual perception. Their imagination depends on the etiology of the impairment and its progression. Imagination is also dependent on psychological or social specifics. We used qualitative research, especially the descriptive design and the comparative design. A comparison of the cases revealed characteristics which are individual in each case. Finally, the area of our interest offers a large number of scientific as well as practical issues. Persons with visual impairment use the perception and imagination in their everyday life for orientation and mobility, study, work, during their leisure time. The potential of the perception and imagination in the persons should be supported by an appropriate learning environment.

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