ERIC Number: ED035116
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1969
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Blindness Research: The Expanding Frontiers; A Liberal Studies Perspective.
Goldberg, Maxwell H., Ed.; Swinton, John R., Ed.
Papers presented during a national conference on research on blindness are concerned with the following: the individual, stress, and the new world of social and technological change; parent-child relationships; old age; childhood and adolescence; social participation and citizenship; motivation; and education. Also discussed are stress and reaction to loss, counseling, the agency and the person, placement and occupation, the multiply handicapped blind (4 presentations) and the human values of the research frontier. Two contributions by major speakers in each area are followed by sessions reports; references are listed after each chapter. (LE)
Descriptors: Adjustment (to Environment), Adolescents, Agency Role, Career Guidance, Counseling, Educational Research, Exceptional Child Research, Family Relationship, Motivation, Multiple Disabilities, Older Adults, Parent Child Relationship, Research Needs, Services, Social Attitudes, Social Life, Technological Advancement, Visual Impairments, Vocational Adjustment, Vocational Rehabilitation
Pennsylvania State University Press, University Park Station, Pennsylvania 16802 ($12.50)
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Note: 544p. Proceedings of the National Consultation Concerning Needed Research in the Behavioral Sciences and the Humanities with Reference to Problems Related to Blindness (University Park, Pa., April 9-12, 1967)