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Enyart, Stephanie – Journal of Visual Impairment & Blindness, 2020
Stephanie Enyart reflects on few key aspects of what the blind and low vision community has gained because of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). Although it is true that blind people received individual accommodations before the legal requirements arose, the ADA created a duty to accommodate in many new instances and on a broader range of…
Descriptors: Civil Rights Legislation, Disabilities, Federal Legislation, Blindness
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McDonnall, Michele C.; Cmar, Jennifer L.; Lund, Emily M. – Journal of Visual Impairment & Blindness, 2020
Introduction: The purpose of this study was to investigate how services are provided to state-federal vocational rehabilitation consumers with comorbid traumatic brain injury (TBI) and visual impairment and the prevalence of and competitive employment rates for this population. Methods: We utilized a mixed-methods approach by incorporating…
Descriptors: Comorbidity, Head Injuries, Neurological Impairments, Visual Impairments
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Crudden, Adele; Sui, Zhen; Lund, Emily – Journal of Visual Impairment & Blindness, 2020
Introduction: Employed applicants for vocational rehabilitation need timely services to improve the likelihood of their successful job retention or career advancement. Little research exists that examines timeliness of services among employed applicants, particularly for applicants with visual disabilities. This study investigated time from…
Descriptors: Vocational Rehabilitation, Visual Impairments, Time, Job Applicants
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Zapata, Mercedes A. – Journal of Visual Impairment & Blindness, 2020
Introduction: In this study, the author examined the association between general self-efficacy (GSE) and employment status in working-age adults with retinitis pigmentosa (RP; N = 183). The author further examined the associations between employment status and factors that were previously found to be linked to employment outcomes in individuals…
Descriptors: Self Efficacy, Employment Level, Adults, Visual Impairments
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Parker, Billy – Journal of Visual Impairment & Blindness, 2020
In 2015, National Industries for the Blind (NIB) identified a source of difficulty in finding well-qualified applicants who are visually impaired (i.e., those who are blind or have low vision) for employment in services positions. People who are visually impaired develop technology skills sufficient to perform the functions they need in daily…
Descriptors: Training, Computer Software, Program Effectiveness, Visual Impairments
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Clapp, Christopher M.; Pepper, John V.; Schmidt, Robert; Stern, Steven – Journal of Visual Impairment & Blindness, 2020
Introduction: This study describes the characteristics of, services received by, and labor market outcomes of applicants with visual impairments to three state vocational rehabilitation programs. Our objective is to both document cross-state variation in vocational rehabilitation clientele and services and provide new insights on the longitudinal…
Descriptors: Vocational Rehabilitation, Visual Impairments, State Programs, Employment
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Kamei-Hannan, Cheryl; McCarthy, Tessa; D'Andrea, Frances Mary; Holbrook, M. Cay – Journal of Visual Impairment & Blindness, 2020
Introduction: "Reading Adventure Time!," formerly known as the pilot version of the "iBraille Challenge Mobile App," is an educational technology tool integrating digital literacy to support braille reading and writing instruction for students in 1st-12th grades. Designed to operate on an Apple iPad with a refreshable braille…
Descriptors: Self Efficacy, Reading Skills, Visual Impairments, Computer Software
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Ely, Mindy S.; Ostrosky, Michaelene M.; Burke, Meghan M. – Journal of Visual Impairment & Blindness, 2020
Introduction: Anthony cautions that the training of teachers of students with visual impairments (i.e., blindness and low vision) and orientation and mobility (O&M) specialists covers a broad age range, which may result in limited curricular content essential for those who will work with very young children with visual impairments. The current…
Descriptors: Self Efficacy, Early Intervention, Visual Impairments, Family Programs
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Penrod, William M.; Griffin-Shirley, Nora; Hollinger, Kevin; Burgin, Ximena; Smolka, Samantha; Okungu, Phoebe A.; Steinle, Kyle J.; Obiero, Nereah A. – Journal of Visual Impairment & Blindness, 2020
Introduction: Few academic discussions are more contentious in the field of orientation and mobility than the notion of whether or not O&M specialists need to know braille. To help answer this question, we developed a survey. Methods: An online survey instrument was distributed through O&M electronic discussion groups. The survey included…
Descriptors: Braille, Visually Impaired Mobility, Specialists, Professional Education
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Connors, Elyse M.; McMahon, John M.; Lee, Helen – Journal of Visual Impairment & Blindness, 2020
Introduction: One way to understand a profession is to examine the job tasks undertaken by professionals within the field. The profession of vision rehabilitation therapy is examined by finding the frequency at which 100 specific job tasks are performed on average by current vision rehabilitation therapists (VRTs). Fifty-one of the job task…
Descriptors: Rehabilitation, Allied Health Personnel, Vision, Job Analysis
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Smith, Mildred; Chambers, Stacey; Campbell, Angela; Pierce, Tristan; McCarthy, Tessa; Kostewicz, Douglas E. – Journal of Visual Impairment & Blindness, 2020
Introduction: This article demonstrates the effectiveness of the use of routine-based instruction for teaching sensorimotor-stage object-perception skills to students who have visual impairments (i.e., blindness or low vision) and severe intellectual disabilities. Method: Classroom teachers documented progress toward achievement of object…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Instructional Effectiveness, Visual Impairments, Students with Disabilities
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Rosenblum, L. Penny; Herzberg, Tina S. – Journal of Visual Impairment & Blindness, 2020
Introduction: To better understand the process students with visual impairments experience in learning and using braille as a literacy medium, the researchers conducted interviews. The role of technology in the literacy experiences of the students was also examined. Methods: Individual interviews were conducted with four triads (a student, a…
Descriptors: Middle School Students, High School Students, Student Attitudes, Middle School Teachers
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Rosenblum, L. Penny; Cheng, Li; Zebehazy, Kim; Emerson, Robert Wall; Beal, Carole R. – Journal of Visual Impairment & Blindness, 2020
Teachers of students with visual impairments clearly have an important opportunity to promote graphics literacy skills for students with visual impairments through providing descriptions to make educational content accessible. Guidelines for appropriate image descriptions have been developed by the National Center on Accessible Materials (NCAM), a…
Descriptors: Visual Impairments, Teaching Methods, Mathematics Instruction, Blindness
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Rose, John – Journal of Visual Impairment & Blindness, 2020
The Short-Term Programs department at the Texas School for the Blind and Visually Impaired (TSBVI) offers week-long and weekend classes during the school year for students with visual impairments who are on or close to grade level. Students primarily come to these programs for direct instruction in specific areas of the expanded core curriculum…
Descriptors: Videoconferencing, Delivery Systems, Visual Impairments, Distance Education
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Connors, Elyse; Lee, Helen – Journal of Visual Impairment & Blindness, 2020
Introduction: Vision rehabilitation therapists (VRTs) carry out many specific job tasks. This study seeks to better understand the VRT profession by organizing many tasks into a few specific roles in which VRT practitioners are involved. Methods: Using the results of the 2017 online survey, a principle component analysis was carried out to extract…
Descriptors: Rehabilitation, Allied Health Personnel, Vision, Counselor Role
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