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ERIC Number: EJ896869
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2010-Sep
Pages: 4
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 10
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-0264-6196
A Note on Some Problems in the Testing of Personality Characteristics in Children with Visual Impairment
Tobin, Michael; Hill, Eileen
British Journal of Visual Impairment, v28 n3 p260-263 Sep 2010
An examination is made of the value of using published personality tests with young blind and partially sighted children. Based on data gathered during a longitudinal investigation into the educational and psychological development of a group of 120 visually impaired learners, the authors conclude that their own selection of a test instrument cannot be deemed to have been successful. A more up-to-date assessment procedure and one based on a better theoretical understanding of the personality structure of congenitally visually impaired children is considered necessary. (Contains 2 tables.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: N/A
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Language: English
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