The purpose of this study is offering basic materials of integrated education for
children with visual impairments by analyzing and comparing perceptions of childcare
teachers and kindergarten teachers. It has been conducted that the independent
sample T-test which is targeted at 233 regular daycare center childcare teachers
and 221 kindergarten teachers in Daegu and Gyeongsangbuk-do using scale of
teachers' perception about integrated education for children with visually impairments.
The results of this study are as follows.
First, perception of level shows significant differences between childcare teachers
and kindergarten teachers. Also, kindergarten teachers' perception of level is higher
than childcare teachers'.
Second, childcare and kindergarten teachers' perception of level has meaningful
differences depending on age, education career, education background, training
experiences of special education and inclusive education experiences.