Document Type : Original Articles
1 Assistant Professor, Department of Counseling, School of Educational Sciences and Psychology, University of Isfahan, Isfahan, Iran
2 Department of Counseling. School of Educational Sciences and Psychology, University of Isfahan, Isfahan, Iran
Introduction: The aim of this research was to analyze the researcher’s experiences of living with visual impairment through the autoethnography approach.Materials and Methods: The autoethnography approach was employed in the present research. Data were collected through narratives of the second researcher that were audio-recorded through interviews. The first author analyzed the data using a thematic analysis approach.Results: The 64 codes that were identified during analysis were categorized under the two major themes of barriers and sources of resilience.Conclusion: Individuals with visual impairment can show a high level of resilience and achieve academic, occupational, and social success, but they need to overcome the barriers to and enhance their sources of resilience.