ERIC Number: ED148096
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1977
Reference Count: 0
Workshop for Ophthalmologists, Optometrists, and Educators. Proceedings.
Blea, William A.
Provided is a collection of presentations from a conference for ophthalmologists, optometrists, and educators meeting to exchange their concerns and share knowledge on various types of sensory handicaps of deaf blind children. The conference is seen as an introduction to the needs of deaf blind children and to the importance of stating diagnostic medical information in terms applicable to classroom training for vision specialists, and as an introduction to use of medical information in the development of classroom care and training for teachers. Included are the following presentations: "Usher's Syndrome: Problems and Some Solutions" (M. Vernon), "Ophthalmologic and Genetic Aspects of Deafness and Blindness" (D. Bergsma), "Examining the Deaf-Blind Child" (T. Johnston), "Assessing the Deaf-Blind Child" (L. Jenkins), and "Hints for Examining and Reporting the Vision of Deaf-Blind Children" (M. Efron). (IM)
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Bureau of Education for the Handicapped (DHEW/OE), Washington, DC. Centers and Services for Deaf-Blind Children.
Authoring Institution: Southwestern Region Deaf-Blind Center, Sacramento, CA.
Note: (Los Angeles, California, September 11-12, l975)