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Older partially sighted volunteers

Phyllis L. Amaral

Older partially sighted volunteers

advocates and community counselors in a rehabilitation program for the visually impaired

by Phyllis L. Amaral

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Published by Administration on Aging in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Visually handicapped aged -- Services for -- California.,
  • Aged volunteers in social service -- California.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementPhyllis L. Amaral, LaDonna S. Ringering, Samuel M. Genensky.
    ContributionsRingering, LaDonna S., Genensky, S. M., United States. Administration on Aging., Center for the Partially Sighted (Santa Monica Hospital Medical Center)
    The Physical Object
    Pagination8, 37 leaves :
    Number of Pages37
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17670855M

    Braille Institute offers free services for the blind and visually impaired, programs, classes, and events for patrons to empower themselves to live enriching lives with vision loss. Visit our Los Angeles Center if you have questions about sight loss or want information on Braille's blind and visual impaired services. Shifting Perspectives does have good news for the sector. One of its most important findings is that training engenders a confident workforce. The 40 per cent of volunteers who had been nervous working with blind and partially sighted people prior to taking part in training subsequently joined the per cent of staff.

    - Here are some fun and, perhaps, educational crafts for individuals who are blind or visually impaired. See more ideas about Crafts, Educational crafts and Crafts for kids pins.   This is the daunting prospect faced by thousands of older blind and partially-sighted people across the UK right now in response to .

    The Exceptional Child Partially Sighted. Speaker: The Exceptional Child, a child with differences. This is a book especially printed for partially seeing children. The type is larger. Because of the large type, Star can hold the book at what seems to us a reasonable distance from her eyes. Mother's comments and questions about the story. This National Technology Day (January 6th) a veteran RNIB volunteer is encouraging people across Wales to help blind and partially sighted people access life-changing technology. Dickon Oliver, 71, from Wenvoe, has been a Technology Support officer for RNIB for almost 40 years. After originally volunteering for the service in for some years, he started [ ].


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Get this from a library. Older partially sighted volunteers: advocates and community counselors in a rehabilitation program for the visually impaired. [Phyllis L Amaral; LaDonna S Ringering; Samuel M Genensky; United States. Administration on Aging.; Center for the Partially Sighted (Santa Monica Hospital Medical Center)].

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