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Winter 2008 Table of Contents
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Book Announcement: A Parents Guide to Special Education for Children with Visual Impairments Edited by Susan LaVenture

Excerpt from American Foundation for the Blind website

Key Words: blindness, visual impairment, American Foundation for the Blind, special education, National Association for Parents of Children with Visual Impairments.

This handbook for parents, family members, and caregivers of children with visual impairments explains special education services that these children are likely to need and to which they are entitledand how to make sure that they receive them.

Edited by the Executive Director of the National Association for Parents of Children with Visual Impairments and written by experienced professionals and parents, this helpful resource addresses the effect of visual impairment on a childs ability to learn and the services and educational programming that are essential for optimal learning. It is an invaluable manual, intended to help parents ensure that their children receive the best education possible.