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ERIC Number: ED260566
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1984-Oct
Pages: 289
Abstractor: N/A
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)
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Canadian National Inst. for the Blind, Vancouver (British Columbia).
Identifiers - Location: Canada