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ERIC Number: ED172485
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1977
Pages: 34
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: 0
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: N/A
Rehabilitation of the Visually Impaired in the Soviet Union. Report from a Study Tour to Moscow in 1977.
Kullberg, Kjell; Lindstrom, Jan-Ingvar
The document reports on a 10-day tour to study rehabilitation facilities for the visually handicapped in the Soviet Union. Briefly described are the programs of the following institutions that were visited: Helmholtz Institute of Opthalmology, Specialized School Number 5 for Partially Sighted Children, Scientific Research Institute of Defectology, and the All Russian Society for the Blind. Experiences are considered in terms of the blindness system, low vision aids, medical rehabilitation, and research and development on technical aids and job situations. Differences and similarities between the Soviet Union and Sweden are mentioned. (SBH)
Swedish Institute for the Handicapped, Fack, S-161 25 Bromma, Sweden (10.50 kroner)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: EnglishSwedish
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers: Sweden; USSR
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