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ERIC Number: EJ1033231
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2014-Aug
Pages: 13
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 60
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-0143-0343
Psychological and Educational Recommendations for Working with Young People with Retinitis Pigmentosa
Chacón-López, Helena; López-Justicia, Maria D.; Vervloed, Mathijs P. J.
School Psychology International, v35 n4 p357-369 Aug 2014
This article reviews the consequences of Retinitis Pigmentosa, a retinal degenerative disease with progressive reduction of the visual field, visual acuity, contrast sensitivity, and night blindness. Retinitis Pigmentosa is addressed from both a psychological and an educational standpoint, focusing on the impact on learning, emotional well-being, and the social relationships of young people and adolescents. We examine problems affected people have to face and offer suggestions and strategies to professionals working with individuals and family members.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
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Language: English
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