ERIC Number: ED260566
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1984-Oct
Reference Count: N/A
Insight in Sight: Proceedings of the Canadian Interdisciplinary Conference on the Visually Impaired Child (5th, Vancouver, British Columbia, October 18-20, 1984).
Sykanda, A. M., Ed.; And Others
Twenty-five papers are presented from a May, 1983 interdisciplinary conference on the visually impaired child. The following papers are presented: "From Seeds to Fruit" (E. Scott); "Sources of Self-Esteem and the Adjusting Process" (D. Tuttle); "Electronic Travel Aids for Children: Advantages and Disadvantages" (J. Wadsworth); "What Happens When My Computer Aid Breaks?" (H. Riddel); "Visually Impaired Children and Their Siblings" (W. Doust); "An Approach to the Audiologic Assessment of Multi-Handicapped Deaf-Blind Children" (R. Folsom and J. Moore); "What Is Mobility? Independence, Confidence, Self-Esteem" (R. Emery); "Toward an Understanding of Language Symptomatology of Visually-Impaired Children" (B. Prizant); "Adapting the Environment for the Visually Impaired Student: Practical Methods and Materials to Enhance the Use of Low Vision" (L. Roessing); "Neurovisual Adaptations to Subnormal Vision in Children" (C. Hoyt); "The Function of a Low Vision Clinic and the Use of Aids" (A. Pratt); "Recent Advances in Ophthalmic Genetics" (J. Carruthers); "Blindness in Children: Epidemiology and Prevention" (G. Robinson); "Filters for Protection, Comfort, Therapeusis and Vision Enhancement" (A. Cullen); "Diagnostic Clues in the Physical Appearance of the Visually Impaired Child" (J. Jan); "Various Topics in Pediatric Ophthalmology: Questions and Answers: (A. McCormick and C. Hoyt); "Conceptualizing the Gifted Blind Child" (E. Chorniak); "The Effect of Motor Handicap on the Development of Visually Impaired Children" (A. Sykanda); "Sexual Insight: Exploring Sexual Issues with Visually Impaired and Multihandicapped Persons (G. Szasz); "Reconceptualizing the Development of Young Blind Children" (I. Davidson and J. Simmons); "A Comprehensive School Based Physical Education Programme for the Visually Impaired Child" (J. Maitland); "Career Awareness and Preparation: A Group Effort" (J. McConnell); "I Can Do It with Exposure, Experience, Expectation and Enjoyment" (L. Harrell); "Personal Imagery and the Visually Handicapped" (J. Macdonald); and "Living Skills: The Dual Role of the Parent and the Professional" (D. Brent). (CL)
Descriptors: Career Education, Clinical Diagnosis, Computers, Daily Living Skills, Deaf Blind, Disabilities, Electromechanical Aids, Elementary Secondary Education, Foreign Countries, Genetics, Low Vision Aids, Physical Education, Prevention, Self Esteem, Sensory Aids, Student Evaluation, Visual Impairments
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Canadian National Inst. for the Blind, Vancouver (British Columbia).
Identifiers - Location: Canada