Visual impairments

Community-Based Learning Opportunities for Persons with Disabilities, Winner, 2006 – The CNIB Digital Library: Making Information Available to Visually Impaired Persons (2007)

The CNIB, in partnership with Microsoft Canada, has developed a digital library to provide visually impaired Canadians with instant access to information.

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2013-07-16

Community-Based Learning Opportunities for Persons with Disabilities, Winner, 2005: The Canadian Helen Keller Centre's Computer Essentials and Technical Devices Program (2005)

The Canadian Helen Keller Centre (CHKC) is a not-for-profit organization in Toronto, Ontario, that offers training and skills development for individuals with the dual disability of deafness and blindness.

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2013-07-12

The Social Construction of Deaf Women, The (1996)

Women's Education des femmes, Summer 1996 - Vol. 12, No. 2

In this article, the author talks about how the "Deaf" are referred to without gender. Her research indicates that Deaf adults, in particular Deaf women, identify more strongly with being Deaf than with being female. However, they are still women. Men and women, deaf or not, experience differential outcomes and may have different needs which are not met by an educational system intended to "treat" their deafness.

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2004-09-09

If You Can't See It, How Can You Read It? Good Vision and Literacy -- There`s a Clear Connection (1990)

Children will not learn to read if they cannot focus on the chalkboard or on the words in a book, since at least 80% of all learning is visual. This article discusses the connections between literacy and good vision, and provides information on the symptoms and statistics of poor vision.

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1990-01-01
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