Eurasian music science journal


This paper provides insights into the challenges encountered by blind and visually impaired students in an inclusive setting at the State Conservatory of Uzbekistan. This study aimed at providing awareness about the visually disabled students' needs in the higher musical educational establishments. The paper explored whether the inclusive social environment at the State Conservatory of Uzbekistan has been suitable for visually impaired students and the implications and solutions required to improve learning environment. The education process should take into account the individual needs of visually disabled students to provide equal education. The paper proposes what needs to be done to create favorable learning conditions for blind students, like using suitable methods in the educational process, along with ensuring the availability of information resources and technologies. New teaching methods, as well as approaches adapted to the individual needs of visually impaired students, will create optimal conditions for learning, which, in turn, will contribute to better socialization of blind students. The paper explicitly focuses on how blind and visually impaired students have been taught the English language at the State Conservatory of Uzbekistan. The article examines the techniques the teachers utilize to teach visually impaired students in an inclusive environment. The study has found that most learners with visual impairments performed no worse than their sighted fellow students in academic performance.

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