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2 edition of Blind mobility found in the catalog.

Blind mobility

J. Alfred Leonard

Blind mobility

people, requirements and solutions.

by J. Alfred Leonard

  • 157 Want to read
  • 11 Currently reading

Published by Department of Psychology, University of Nottingham in Nottingham .
Written in English


Edition Notes

ContributionsNottingham. University. Department of Psychology.
The Physical Object
Pagination(4), 29 p.
Number of Pages29
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19977924M

Orientation and Mobility Specialists. 1, likes 9 talking about this 1 was here. Networking with O&M professionalsFollowers: K. Start studying Chapter 11 Blind. Learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools. mobility. The majority of students with visual disabilities read using strabismus. When Erin stops reading a book and looks across the room, her lens adjusts to help her focus on objects at a distance. This adjustment is called. Blind people have used canes as mobility tools for centuries, but it was not until after World War I that the white cane was introduced. In James Biggs, a photographer from Bristol who became blind after an accident and was uncomfortable with the amount of traffic around his home, painted his walking stick white to be more easily visible.. In in France, Guilly .


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