ERIC Number: EJ544475
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1997
Reference Count: 0
Growing Up with Jed: Parents' Experiences Raising an Adolescent Son Who Is Blind.
Barton, D. D.
Journal of Visual Impairment & Blindness, v91 n3 p203-12 May-Jun 1997
Chronicles the experiences and feelings of the authors, parents of a son who was blind from birth. It describes their encounters with the public educational system from kindergarten to college, concentrating on the boy's adolescent years, from middle school to college. Also discussed are mainstreaming, friendships, time management, contact with other blind teenagers, summer activities, and hobbies. (DB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Special Issue on Adolescence and Early Adulthood.