ERIC Number: EJ1033231
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2014-Aug
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Reference Count: 60
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.
Descriptors: Visual Impairments, Emotional Development, Educational Development, Psychological Evaluation, Adolescents, Educational Strategies, Family Involvement
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