Compilation of words, their meanings, and derivations.
This quick, easy-to-read reference book is written for primary care physicians, parents and non-medical professionals. It covers many common childhood eye disorders, eye injuries and numerous eye conditions.
An inspirational biography of man who becomes blind at the age of 24.
This book was written to help increase the effectiveness of paraprofessionals and identify ways to help them work with the visually impaired. It stresses team work with other education professionals and gives first hand suggestions to overcome challenges to help the student grow.
Irons, a civil liberties lawyer and history professor, brings to life the common people whose real-life circumstances proved precedent setting in Supreme Court decisions.
Learn the parts of an abacus, how to "set" numbers and how to do calculations! There are competency tests with answers in the back of the book.
The book, in two parts, deals with avenues for adventitiously blind adult, and the blind and severely visually impaired adults in the art program.
Assistive Technology for Vision-impaired and Blind People is an an effective means of maintaining the currency of knowledge for engineers and health workers working to provide devices and/or services for people with sight loss and an excellent source of reference for students working in assistive technology and rehabilitation.
In many ways, Natalie O'Reilly is a typical fourteen year old girl. But a routine visit to the eye doctor produces devastating news: Natalie will lose her sight within a few short months. Suddenly her world is turned upside down.
The second title in the exciting Jobs That Matter series written by an award-winning blind journalist, Business Owners Who Are Blind or Visually Impaired demonstrates the wide range of careers and talents that can be pursued by persons with visual impairments.
Interviews and advice from blind and visually impaired professionals about education and breaking into the job market.
Collaborative Assessment: Working with Students Who Are Blind or Visually Impaired, Including Those with Additional Disabilitiesby Goodman, Stephen A. and Wittenstein, Stuart H.
This comprehensive text published by AFB in 2003 is the first to present assessment in a way that can be understood by professionals and families alike.
Are you older than forty-five? Overweight, especially around the middle? Do you exercise less than you know you should? Does pre-diabetes-- or diabetes-- run in your family?
Is your career path unclear? Are you stuck in a job you hate? Don't worry! Now revised and updated, this friendly guide helps you think outside the box and find a job you'll actually like.
Legally blind for 30 years, Chapman explains fundamental facts about eyes and vision, including the causes and varieties of blindness. He also examines the new skills the partially sighted person must learn.
In a panoramic history of our criminal justice system from Colonial times to today, one of our foremost legal thinkers shows how America fashioned a system of crime and punishment in its own image.
Eleven-year-old Toby Steiner wants to do normal things on his vacation. He wants to hike and race his bike down the hill. He wants to learn to fish out on the lake.
Any term (along with the definitions) used in reference to the eye can be found in this book.
The author describes the rollicking ride through more than 500 years of American history. In this updated edition of the classic anti-textbook, he debunks, recounts, and serves up the real story behind the myths and fallacies of American history.
A small book of poems written by Richard Kinney dedicated to "my friends" and copyrighted in 1954
Finding Wheels: A Curriculum for Nondrivers with Visual Impairments for Gaining Control of Transportation Needsby Corn, Anne L. and Rosenblum, L. Penny
This text comprises explanatory material, activities, and numerous case studies profiling individuals and their families gaining control over their transportation needs.
This well-informed, intimate look at 29 women whose lives were intertwined with those who lead and have led this country presents forthright interviews with Lady Bird Johnson, Hillary Clinton, Nancy Reagan, and others, while warmly recalling Pat
A short book of poems to his Mother and Dad and copyrighted in 1950
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