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ERIC Number: ED016322
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1966
Pages: 196
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Reference Count: 0
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PROCEEDINGS OF THE CONFERENCE ON AID TO THE VISUALLY LIMITED (WASHINGTON, D.C., MARCH 24-25, 1966).
MARGACH, CHARLES; AND OTHERS
THIS CONFERENCE WAS CALLED TO IDENTIFY AND MEET THE NEEDS OF THE VISUALLY HANDICAPPED. THE PROBLEMS OF IDENTIFYING AND DEFINING THE VISUALLY LIMITED WITH IMPLICATIONS FOR PLACEMENT IN VOCATIONS AND VOCATIONAL TRAINING ARE CONSIDERED. PAPERS ON SERVING THE VISUAL NEEDS OF THE VISUALLY LIMITED DESCRIBE OCULAR PATHOLOGIES, VISION CARE, DEGREE OF VISION RELATED TO VOCATION, AND NONVISUAL READING DEVICES. ALSO DISCUSSED ARE SOCIAL AND ECONOMIC SERVICES INCLUDING MEDICAL ASSISTANCE, PREVENTION OF BLINDNESS, LARGE PRINT BOOKS, AND COMMUNITY AND FEDERAL PROGRAMS OF ASSISTANCE. INFORMATION ON PROBLEMS IN IDENTIFYING THE VISUALLY LIMITED IN A STATISTICAL SENSE AND ON METHODS OF COMMUNICATING SERVICES TO THEM IS INCLUDED. RESEARCH IN CLINICAL OPTOMETRY, PSYCHOLOGY OF THE USE OF LOW VISION AIDS, DEVELOPMENT OF SENSORY AIDS, AND IMPLICATIONS FOR FUTURE SERVICE ARE CONSIDERED, AND INFORMATION IS GIVEN ON CONTINUING FEDERAL PROGRAMS, VOLUNTARY COMMUNITY ACTION, AND GROUP HEALTH INSURANCE. QUESTION AND ANSWER SESSIONS AT THE CONFERENCE ARE RECORDED. (KH)
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Authoring Institution: American Optometric Association, St. Louis, MO.
Identifiers: READING MACHINES