ERIC Number: EJ544480
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1997
Reference Count: 0
The Lifestyles of Blind, Low Vision, and Sighted Youths: A Quantitative Comparison.
Wolffe, K.; Sacks, S. Z.
Journal of Visual Impairment & Blindness, v91 n3 p245-57 May-Jun 1997
Analysis of interviews and time-diary protocols with 48 students (16 blind, 16 low-vision, and 16 sighted), ages 15-21, and their parents focused on four lifestyle areas: academic involvement and performance, daily living and personal care activities, recreation and leisure activities, and work and vocational experiences. Similarities and differences among groups and implications for service providers are discussed. (Author/DB)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Adolescents, Blindness, Daily Living Skills, Interviews, Leisure Time, Partial Vision, Quality of Life, Recreational Activities, Self Care Skills, Self Evaluation (Individuals), Time Management, Visual Impairments, Vocational Adjustment, Work Experience, Young Adults
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Researchers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Special Issue on Adolescence and Early Adulthood.