Physical Education Curriculum: A Panacea for the Attainment of Socio- Economic and Cultural Development of Primary School Pupils with Visual Impairment in Nigeria

  • S Iheanacho
  • J Nanjwan
  • E Ntukidem
  • C Ajibola
  • E Etta
Keywords: Cultural development, visual impairment, physical education curriculum.


The importance of adapted physical education in the socio- economic and cultural development of children with visual impairment cannot be over-emphasized. Pupils with visual impairment are not often considered in the current physical Education content. The paper advocates the need to adapt the existing physical education curriculum to suit the needs of pupils with visual impairment. Guidelines on the instructional adaptation are also presented and the benefits of having qualified teachers providing special methods and materials are presented.

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