ERIC Number: ED253043
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1984-Nov-15
Reference Count: 0
Mississippi State Survey of Visually Impaired Children and Youth, 1984-85.
Mann, James W.; And Others
Results are presented of a statewide survey of visually impaired children and youth (birth to age 21) who were receiving or could qualify to receive special educational or other services in Mississippi. Questionnaires were completed on visually impaired students from four programs: public schools, private schools, state schools for the blind, and state residential schools for the mentally retarded. Demographic patterns are analyzed (age, sex, ethnic backgrounds), and results are also provided for distribution by type of special program, causes of visual loss, age of onset of visual loss, additional handicaps, year of last visual examination, prognosis of visual conditions, mode of reading, and visual acuity in the better eye after correction. The survey instrument is appended. (CL)
Publication Type: Speeches/Meeting Papers; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Paper presented at the Annual Conference of the Mid-South Educational Research Association (13th, New Orleans, LA, November 14-16, 1984).