ERIC Number: ED355698
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1992-Nov
The Gifted-Visually Handicapped Child: A Review of Literature.
Lin, Shang-Ping; Sikka, Anjoo
This literature review examines and integrates research addressing visual handicap and giftedness and provides suggestions for the identification and education of gifted students with visual handicaps. The review addresses definitions of visual handicap and giftedness, characteristics of the gifted visually handicapped child, the problem of underachievement, the importance of braille training, identification methods, special needs, model programs developed, and placement and curriculum. The review concludes with several suggestions and implications for identifying and serving gifted visually handicapped children. (Contains 36 references.) (PB)
Publication Type: Information Analyses; Speeches/Meeting Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the Mid-South Education Research Association (Knoxville, TN, November 1992).