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Rosner, Yotam; Perlman, Amotz – Journal of Visual Impairment & Blindness, 2018
Introduction: The Israel Ministry of Social Affairs and Social Services subsidizes computer-based assistive devices for individuals with visual impairments (that is, those who are blind or have low vision) to assist these individuals in their interactions with computers and thus to enhance their independence and quality of life. The aim of this…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Quality of Life, Blindness, Visual Impairments
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Packer, Jaclyn; Reuschel, William – Journal of Visual Impairment & Blindness, 2018
Introduction: Accessibility of Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) systems was tested with a hands-on usability study and an online survey of VoIP users who are visually impaired. The survey examined the importance of common VoIP features, and both methods assessed difficulty in using those features. Methods: The usability test included four paid…
Descriptors: Internet, Assistive Technology, Usability, Online Surveys
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Lieberman, Lauren J.; Kirk, T. Nicole; Justin A. Haegele – Journal of Visual Impairment & Blindness, 2018
Introduction: Children who are deafblind have unique educational needs, especially when it comes to developing a foundation for recreation. This foundation includes a well-rounded physical education program. Purpose: The purpose of this study was to explore the experiences of adults who are deafblind as they recall their involvement in physical…
Descriptors: Physical Education, Transitional Programs, Deaf Blind, Physical Recreation Programs
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Landa-Vialard, Olaya; Ely, Mindy S.; Lartz, Maribeth Nelson – Journal of Visual Impairment & Blindness, 2018
The Frank Porter Graham (FPG) Child Development Institute, Early Intervention Training Center for Infants and Toddlers with Visual Impairments and Their Families, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, was a national project that developed resources with the goal of building the capacity of colleges and universities to prepare personnel to…
Descriptors: Visual Impairments, Early Intervention, Infants, Toddlers
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Emerson, Robert Wall; Anderson, Dawn – Journal of Visual Impairment & Blindness, 2018
Introduction: Visually impaired students (that is, those who are blind or have low vision) have difficulty accessing curricular material in mathematical textbooks because many mathematics texts have visual images that contain important content information that are not transcribed or described in digital versions of the texts. However, little is…
Descriptors: Mathematics Instruction, Mathematics, Textbooks, Visual Impairments
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Bozeman, Laura A.; Brusegaard, Callie M.; McCulley, Robert M. – Journal of Visual Impairment & Blindness, 2018
A key factor in promoting the outcomes described in the mission statement of the National Plan for Training Personnel (NPTP) to Serve Children with Blindness and Low Vision is the teacher. Specifically, knowledge of subject matter tied to national standards along with effective pedagogy can positively influence student learning. For aspiring…
Descriptors: Models, Visual Impairments, Blindness, Pedagogical Content Knowledge
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Brian, Ali S.; Haegele, Justin A.; Bostick, Laura; Lieberman, Lauren J.; Nesbitt, Danielle – Journal of Visual Impairment & Blindness, 2018
Because children with visual impairments tend to be inactive, they are 1.5 times more likely to be considered overweight or obese than are their sighted peers. Although some barriers to physical activity have been identified (for example, lack of opportunity and transportation issues); little has been done to empirically identify predictors of…
Descriptors: Pilot Projects, Visual Impairments, Psychomotor Skills, Vision
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Beal, Carole R.; Rosenblum, L. Penny – Journal of Visual Impairment & Blindness, 2018
Introduction: The authors examined a tablet computer application (iPad app) for its effectiveness in helping students studying prealgebra to solve mathematical word problems. Methods: Forty-three visually impaired students (that is, those who are blind or have low vision) completed eight alternating mathematics units presented using their…
Descriptors: Instructional Effectiveness, Handheld Devices, Computer Oriented Programs, Visual Impairments
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Antonelli, Karla; Steverson, Anne; O'Mally, Jamie – Journal of Visual Impairment & Blindness, 2018
Introduction: Career mentoring can help college graduates with legal blindness to address employment barriers. Data on specific employment outcomes and job search experiences for this population can inform job-seeking strategies for students, mentors, and service providers. Methods: A longitudinal study evaluated job-seeking activities and…
Descriptors: College Graduates, Visual Impairments, Employment, Job Applicants
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Ely, Mindy S.; Ostrosky, Michaelene M. – Journal of Visual Impairment & Blindness, 2018
Introduction: The foundational concepts of early intervention are: family-centered and relationship-based practices, natural environments, child learning, adult learning, and quality team practices (Pletcher & Younggren, 2013). In this literature review, the authors consider the application of these concepts to services provided to families of…
Descriptors: Early Intervention, Visual Impairments, Literature Reviews, Family Programs
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Lahav, Orly; Babai, Reuven – Journal of Visual Impairment & Blindness, 2018
Structured abstract: Introduction: Difficulties in science and mathematics may stem from intuitive interference of irrelevant salient variables in a task. It has been suggested that such intuitive interference is based on immediate perceptual differences that are often visual. Studies performed with sighted participants have indicated that in the…
Descriptors: Problem Solving, Geometry, Intuition, Interference (Learning)
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Jessup, Glenda; Bundy, Anita C.; Broom, Alex; Hancock, Nicola – Journal of Visual Impairment & Blindness, 2018
Introduction: This study compares the experiences of high school students with visual impairments (that is, those who are blind or have low vision) in and out of school. Methods: Twelve visually impaired high school students completed the same in-the-moment survey seven times daily for seven consecutive days. The frequencies of their activities,…
Descriptors: Social Integration, Visual Impairments, Social Isolation, High School Students
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Antonelli, Karla; O'Mally, Jamie; Steverson, Anne – Journal of Visual Impairment & Blindness, 2018
Introduction: Mentors can help college graduates with visual impairments (that is, those with blindness or low vision) prepare for and seek employment in their chosen fields by serving as role models and sharing their experiences with mentees. Identifying mentoring activities and discussions most valued by mentees with visual impairments will…
Descriptors: College Students, Blindness, Visual Impairments, Career Development
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Kapperman, Gaylen; Koster, Elizabeth; Burman, Rachel – Journal of Visual Impairment & Blindness, 2018
In this article, the authors contend that the effectiveness in studying foreign languages by students who are blind can be greatly increased with the use of a properly configured screen reader, Job Access With Speech (JAWS), and a braille display. They assert foreign language instruction should not be limited to auditory input from an instructor…
Descriptors: Second Language Learning, Blindness, Braille, Educational Technology
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McDowell, Nicola; Budd, Julia – Journal of Visual Impairment & Blindness, 2018
Introduction: Cerebral visual impairment (CVI) typically affects children's overall functioning in visually cluttered environments. This study aims to consider whether the removal of classroom clutter ameliorates visual problems and the associated behavioral difficulties for these children. Methods: Two classrooms at a special school were…
Descriptors: Visual Impairments, Blindness, Paraprofessional School Personnel, Teacher Attitudes
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