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The Opportunity to Be Equal, the Right to Be Different by Dr. Phil Hatlen (59400 HATLP)

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Dr. Hatlen recounts his personal journey in the field of education of students with visual impairments. In this insightful book, the reader gets a first-hand look at his life’s work and the core convictions that drove his professional career. He shares his viewpoints on various topics that we face each day in working with students with blindness and visual impairments. In addition, he gives an historical account of the events that have shaped our field, and he leaves us with issues to consider for our future.

Some of the areas Dr. Hatlen discusses are:

  • Educational Needs of Blind and Visually Impaired Children
  • Placement
  • The Expanded Core Curriculum
  • Braille
  • Orientation and Mobility
  • Students with Multiple Impairments
  • Mentors and Peers

Table of Contents



Chapter One - Introduction and Overview

Chapter Two - Educational Needs of Blind and Visually Impaired Children

Chapter Three Placement

Chapter Four - The Expanded Core Curriculum

Chapter Five - Braille is King

Chapter Six - The Birth of a Profession: Orientation and Mobility

Chapter Seven - Serving Children with Multiple Disabilities (Impairments)

Chapter Eight - Texas School for the Blind & Visually Impaired

Chapter Nine - Mentors and Peers