Pendekatan akademik pelajar kurang upaya penglihatan yang mengikuti program pendidikan khas
Primary objective of this study is to identify the relationship between academic achievement among the visually impaired students with their socio-demographic profiles. The study was carried out at one Special Education Secondary School for the visually impaired in Setapak, Kuala Lumpur. 83 visually handicapped students were purposively selected to be respondents of the study. Primary data was collected through face-to-face interview using a structured questionnaire. Academic achievement was assessed based on their exam result for compulsory core subjects; Malay Language, English Language, Mathematic, Science, and Islam Education or Moral Education. Academic achievement was categorized into three level; low, moderate and high. The study discovered that the academic achievement among the students was at an average level. The analysis showed that the only socio-demographic variable that has a significant relationship with the student's academic performance level was the family income.