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ERIC Number: ED249697
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1983
Pages: 19
Abstractor: N/A
From Crib to Kindergarten: A Continuum of Needs of the Visually Impaired Preschooler.
Harrell, Lois
The paper focuses on the needs of visually impaired preschoolers in various developmental areas. The importance of attachment to a significant other for establishing trust is outlined and the fact that body awareness, object permanence, range of motion, spatial awareness and orientation must be logically and actively introduced is cited. Aspects of learning needs are addressed according to two age levels (0-3 and 3-5) for the following developmental areas: sensory motor development, social emotional development, cognitive/academic functioning, communication, daily living skills/independence, and orientation and mobility. (CL)
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Parents
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A