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ERIC Number: EJ931011
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2011-Aug
Pages: 10
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 53
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-0022-4669
The Impact of Residual Vision in Spatial Skills of Individuals with Visual Impairments
Papadopoulos, Konstantinos; Koustriava, Eleni; Kartasidou, Lefkothea
Journal of Special Education, v45 n2 p118-127 Aug 2011
Loss of vision is believed to have a great impact on the acquisition of spatial knowledge. The aims of the present study are to examine the performance of individuals with visual impairments on spatial tasks and the impact of residual vision on processing these tasks. In all, 28 individuals with visual impairments--blindness or low vision--participated in this study. The results reveal that participants with visual impairments were competent to perform spatial tasks, and their performance is related to the existence of residual vision. (Contains 3 tables and 3 figures.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
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