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Lieberman, Lauren J.; Ericson, Katie; Lepore-Stevens, Maria; Wolffe, Karen – Journal of Visual Impairment & Blindness, 2021
Introduction: The expanded core curriculum (ECC) refers to the generally accepted nine areas of instruction that children who are visually impaired (i.e., those who are blind or have low vision) must learn through explicit instruction in order to live independently as adults. Children with visual impairments must experience immersion in the ECC in…
Descriptors: Core Curriculum, Visual Impairments, Athletes, Adapted Physical Education
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Abbasi Jondani, Javad – Journal of Visual Impairment & Blindness, 2021
Introduction: According to previous research, locus of control (LOC) has a crucial role in an individual's psychological well-being. The purpose of this study was 3-fold: (1) comparing LOC of college students with and without visual impairments while controlling for gender, educational level, and age; (2) investigating the relationship between LOC…
Descriptors: Locus of Control, College Students, Visual Impairments, Foreign Countries
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Rosenblum, L. Penny; Herzberg, Tina; Mason, Loana K.; Anderson, Dawn L.; Reisman, Tammy; Edstrand, Kitty G.; Abner, Gerald; Carter, Mark – Journal of Visual Impairment & Blindness, 2021
Specialized assessments, including the learning media assessment (LMA), are essential in appropriately planning and implementing instruction for students with visual impairments (Holbrook et al., 2017; Lusk et al., 2013). The LMA, first introduced by Koenig and Holbrook in the early 1990s, was designed to be an "objective process of…
Descriptors: Students with Disabilities, Visual Impairments, Blindness, Student Needs
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Kaiser, Justin T.; Herzberg, Tina S. – Journal of Visual Impairment & Blindness, 2021
Introduction: This study analyzed 39 data collection tools used by teachers of students with visual impairments when completing functional vision assessments (FVAs). Methods: In 2017, teachers of students with visual impairments submitted data collection tools used in the FVA process. These tools were then compared with the 23 FVA components…
Descriptors: Data Collection, Vision Tests, Visual Impairments, Visual Acuity
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McDonnall, Michele C.; Tatch, Andrew – Journal of Visual Impairment & Blindness, 2021
Higher educational attainment is known to be associated with lower unemployment rates and higher employment rates and lifetime earnings for the general population. However, it is not known what the relationship between higher levels of education and employment for people with visual impairments or how it compares to the relationship between higher…
Descriptors: Educational Attainment, Employment Potential, Visual Impairments, Employment Patterns
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Davis, Alexis Poe; Bullard-Maxwell, Amanda; Stone-Hernandez, Regina; Chiarolanzio, Emily; Griffin, Harold – Journal of Visual Impairment & Blindness, 2020
Stargardt Disease was identified by German ophthalmologist Karl Stargardt in 1901. It is the most commonly inherited macular dystrophy condition (Light et al., 2017), with an estimated worldwide prevalence of 1 in 8,000 to 1 in 10,000 (Cai et al., 2018). Stargardt Disease is the juvenile version of macular degeneration (Daly, 2014), with its early…
Descriptors: Genetic Disorders, Visual Impairments, Clinical Diagnosis, Etiology
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Zebehazy, Kim T.; Weber, Rachel C.; Murphy, Meagan; Ghani, Aisha – Journal of Visual Impairment & Blindness, 2020
Introduction: Divergent thinking is a crucial component of effective problem-solving. This study investigated the divergent thinking of students with visual impairments (i.e., blindness or low vision) in three countries and explored the correlates of their performance on two tasks. Methods: A sample of 52 students with visual impairments completed…
Descriptors: Creative Thinking, Students with Disabilities, Visual Impairments, Vignettes
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Papadopoulos, Konstantinos; Charitakis, Konstantinos; Koustriava, Eleni; Kouroupetroglou, Georgios; Stiefelhagen, Rainer; Stylianidis, Efstratios; Gumus, Suad Sakalli – Journal of Visual Impairment & Blindness, 2020
Introduction: This study investigated the user requirements of individuals with visual impairments regarding the information to be included in orientation and mobility (O&M) aids in order for optimally useful audio-tactile maps of campuses to be developed. In addition, this study aimed at investigating the importance (usefulness) that…
Descriptors: Visual Impairments, Information Needs, Physical Environment, Assistive Technology
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DeWitt, Amy L. – Journal of Visual Impairment & Blindness, 2020
Introduction: Guiding Eyes for the Blind (GEB) breeds, raises, and trains dogs to serve as guides for people with visual impairments (i.e., those who are blind or have low vision). Their puppy raising program enlists volunteers to foster puppies for a year or more, providing socialization, basic skills training, and comfort, so they will grow into…
Descriptors: Animals, Blindness, Visual Impairments, Volunteers
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Perreault, Melanie; Haibach-Beach, Pamela; Lieberman, Lauren; Foster, Elizabeth – Journal of Visual Impairment & Blindness, 2020
Introduction: Children with CHARGE syndrome often show delays in balance and motor skills due to multisensory impairments. Research also suggests that children with CHARGE syndrome have fewer opportunities to engage in physical activity. However, little research has examined the relationship among all of these variables. Thus, the purpose of this…
Descriptors: Psychomotor Skills, Genetic Disorders, Children, Adolescents
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Gee, Stephanie; Zebehazy, Kim T. – Journal of Visual Impairment & Blindness, 2020
Introduction: This study explored the role of the cultural liaison on educational teams that support families from culturally and linguistically diverse (hereafter, diverse) backgrounds who have a child with visual impairment. Methods: Focus groups were conducted with teachers of students with visual impairments, cultural liaisons, and classroom…
Descriptors: Student Diversity, Language Usage, Visual Impairments, Cultural Awareness
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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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