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Diversity and Visual Impairment: The Influence of Race, Gender, Religion, and Ethnicity on the Individualby Madeline Milian Jane N. Erin
Pertinent, compelling information for anyone working with, conducting research on, or involved with people with visual impairments. This book discusses how cultural, social, and religious factors play an important role in the way an individual perceives and copes with a visual impairment. Using vignettes and quotes from visually impaired people themselves, Diversity and Visual Impairment offers an insightful look into how members of specific groups regard and deal with visual impairment and how their perspe
The editors and contributors of this book provide an examination of the clinical and functional perspectives of low vision. New to the second edition are revisions in all areas, state-of-the-art technology, a reorganization to examine in more depth the needs of individuals in different age ranges, new charts, certification requirements for low vision therapists, and information on pathology, early development, and discussion of the relationship between the vision and the brain.
This research report, based on a multiphase survey of professionals, identifies important trends into the next century. Designed for administrators, policy planners and university instructors, as well as for direct service providers, Low Vision includes background overview papers by six eminent leaders in the low vision field.
New ways of thinking about individuals with visual impairments are presented and developmental and learning processes are described, for students in education and for regular and special education teachers, clinical and educational vision specialists, parents, and support personnel. Coverage also includes terminology, concerns of the earliest years of life, educational settings, assessment, curriculum, and specialized educational materials. This fourth edition reflects the latest research on how children with visual and additional disabilities learn, offers new ways of looking at curricula for children with visual disabilities, and considers new legislative requirements. Annotation c. Book News, Inc. , Portland, OR (booknews. com)
When You Have a Student with Visual and Multiple Disabilities in Your Classroom: A Guide for Teachersby Jane N. Erin Susan J. Spungin
As a special educator, a classroom teacher, or an educational team member, you may be working with a visually impaired student for the first time or as an experienced professional. This booklet provides information on how visual impairment affects learning in communication, movement, self-care skills, and other important areas, and on how to work effectively with students who have visual and other disabilities.
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