ERIC Number: ED148072
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1976
Seminar on Usher's Syndrome: Proceedings.
Rochester School for the Deaf, NY.
Summarized are the presentation of M. Vernon and the Comments of primary panelists from a seminar on Usher's Syndrome, a genetic disease involving congenital deafness and progressive loss of vision due to retinitis pigmentosa. The following topics are addressed: genetics today, nature of Usher's Syndrome, symptoms, prevalence, lay diagnosis for referral, medical diagnosis, treatment, prevention, public information, available rehabilitation and other services, and research. Following panelists' comments and audience questions is a bibliography of studies and reports on the topic of Usher's Syndrome. Appended are a sample parent letter and a screening form from the Rochester School for the Deaf. (SBH)
Descriptors: Clinical Diagnosis, Conference Reports, Deaf Blind, Etiology, Genetics, Incidence, Information Dissemination, Medical Evaluation, Multiple Disabilities, Prevention, Rehabilitation
Rochester School for the Deaf, 1545 St. Paul Street, Rochester, New York 14621
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Rochester School for the Deaf, NY.