ERIC Number: ED035152
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1968
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The Social Life and Blind People. American Foundation for the Blind Research Series No. 19.
Discussions and information are concerned with free time and leisure, age, impairment, and leisure, and poverty and leisure; the prevalence of blindness, the self-perception of the blind, their activity and mobility limitations; and problems of poverty of the blind in education, employment, income, and living arrangements. Also discussed are active and inactive people, leisure time preferences, radio and television, social life, cultural activity, reading habits and reading methods, help with worries and problems, and the need for integration into the sighted world. Each chapter has references, extensive tables which indicate the results of interviewing, and examples. (JM)
Descriptors: Adults, Age Differences, Blindness, Economic Factors, Employment Problems, Exceptional Child Research, Financial Support, Incidence, Leisure Time, Reading Habits, Self Concept, Services, Social Integration, Social Isolation, Social Life, Social Relations, Surveys, Visual Impairments, Visually Handicapped Mobility
American Foundation for the Blind, 15 West Sixteenth Street, New York, N.Y. 10011
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Authoring Institution: American Foundation for the Blind, New York, NY.