• Dr. Waqar Un Nisa Faizi
  • Dr. Niaz Muhammad Aajiz
  • Dr. Nasrullah Khan
Keywords: Learning strategies, Blind, Issues, opportunities, learning disability


Education is a basic need of every human being and should not be based on the capabilities of a child. In Pakistan, the education system for visually impaired children is very ineffective and does not offer proper curriculum, schools, and system which allow students to develop effective capabilities. In this regard, this research is aimed at exploring different strategies that are globally used for visually impaired children for letting them learn, educate and reflect whether they are being applied in Pakistan or not. The results have defined that a blind child in Pakistan currently does not have much opportunities and effective curriculum to develop the capabilities of a competitive child. The strategies need more focus and attention because visually impaired children were supposed to be more sensitive and more active as compared to normal children regarding their mental capacity and memory.

Author Biographies

Dr. Waqar Un Nisa Faizi
Dr. Waqar Un Nisa Faizi, working as coordinator education department islamia college university Peshawar
Dr. Niaz Muhammad Aajiz
Dr. Niaz Muhammad Aajiz, Assistant Professor Islamia college university Peshawar. He was the head of the education department sarhad university Peshawar for 6 years.
Dr. Nasrullah Khan
Dr. Nasrullah khan. is Working as an assistant professor education department university of the Poonch Rawalakot azad Kashmir


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