Benefits of Integrating Technology for Children with Intellectual Disability in Learning Skills: A Quantitative Inquiry Based on the Perspectives of Govt. Special Education Teachers of Sahiwal and Bahawalpur Divisions of the Punjab

Authors

  • Dr. Hina Fazil Assistant Professor, Institute of Special Education, University of the Punjab, Lahore, Pakistan
  • Muhammad Asif Faiz Junior Special Education Teacher (MCC Field) Govt. Special Education Centre For 03-Remaining Disabilities Okara, Punjab, Pakistan

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.47205/plhr.2022(6-III)38

Keywords:

Children with Intellectual Disabilities, Integration of Technology, Special Schools

Abstract

With the development of the technology, it is finally integrated in the sector of special education, for teaching and learning process of children with special needs. It enables students to understand difficult concepts and their practical application in life. It also helps children with intellectual disabilities in learning social skills, daily living skills and leisure activities. The study was descriptive to discover the benefits under-consideration phenomena. The objectives of this research were to know the perspectives about benefits of integrating technology in the teaching and learning process of children with intellectual disability. Through the random sampling method, 55 special education teachers were selected for the data collection employed in two divisions of Punjab Province Sahiwal and Bahawalpur. A self-made close ended questionnaire (reliable at .99) used for data collection. Results indicate that the integration of technology can make the process of teaching to children with intellectual disabilities easy and more effective. The perceptions of Govt. special education teachers (BPS16 & 17) working in the Sahiwal and Bahawalpur divisions are quite same about the integrating technology in the teaching-learning process of children with ID. This is significant for the achievement of the students with intellectual disabilities.

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2022-09-30

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Fazil, H., & Asif Faiz, M. (2022). Benefits of Integrating Technology for Children with Intellectual Disability in Learning Skills: A Quantitative Inquiry Based on the Perspectives of Govt. Special Education Teachers of Sahiwal and Bahawalpur Divisions of the Punjab. Pakistan Languages and Humanities Review, 6(3), 440–452. https://doi.org/10.47205/plhr.2022(6-III)38

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