ERIC Number: ED150757
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1976
Reference Count: 0
Handbook for Parents of Preschool Blind Children (Manuel A L'Intention Des Parents D'Enfants Aveugles D'Age Prescolaire).
Davidson, Iain; And Others
Available in English and French and intended for parents and professional workers such as nursery school teachers and day care workers, the handbook provides information on the way visual impairment affects the child's development and instructions for guidance in the early years. Sections cover the following topics: reactions to blindness by the family, the community, and professionals; understanding blindness; practical suggestions in such areas as self-care, physical development and mobility, play, language development, social development, and mannerisms; community resources such as medical care, counseling, educational resources, and play and recreation; and suggestions for further reading. (IM)
Descriptors: Blindness, Child Development, Definitions, Early Childhood Education, Guidelines, Language Acquisition, Motor Development, Parent Education, Parent Participation, Personality Development, Resource Materials, Self Care Skills, Social Bias, Social Development, Visual Impairments
Ontario Government Bookstore, 880 Bay Street, Toronto, Ontario M7A1L2; Ontario Institute for Studies in Education, Publication Sales, 252 Bloor Street, Toronto, Ontario M5S 1V6 Canada ($3.00, hard copy; $1.00, Microfiche)
Publication Type: Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Ontario Dept. of Education, Toronto.
Note: Pagination includes English and French versions