Interkantonale Hochschule für Heilpädagogik Zürich HfH

The Braille Reading Skills of German speaking Students and young Adults with Visual Impairments

Lang, Markus ; Hofer, Ursula ; Winter, Fabian

In: British Journal of Visual Impairment, 2021, p. 1-23

This study aims to investigate the literacy skills of braille readers in the areas of reading fluency, reading and listening comprehension, and spelling. A total of 119 German-speaking, braille readers aged between 11.0 and 22.11 years were tested for this purpose. Data collection was carried out using a questionnaire, psychometric tests and self-constructed assessments. Wherever possible, the...