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AFB JOURNAL OVISUAL
IMPAIRMENT& BLINDNESS
  
Expanding possibilities for people with vision loss  
 

March-April 2015 • Volume 109 Number 2

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Contents

ARTICLES

Access

An Overview of Video Description: History, Benefits, and Guidelines

Jaclyn Packer, Katie Vizenor, and Joshua A. Miele

Orientation and Mobility

Orientation and Mobility Skills and Outcome Expectations as Predictors of Employment for Young Adults with Visual Impairments

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Jennifer L. Cmar

Braille

Braille Reading Accuracy of Students Who Are Visually Impaired: The Effects of Gender, Age at Vision Loss, and Level of Education

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Vassilis Argyropoulos and Vassilios Papadimitriou

Physical Activity

Assessment of Physical Activity of People with Visual Impairments and Individuals Who Are Sighted Using the International Physical Activity Questionnaire and Actigraph

Dorota Sadowska and Justyna Krzepota

Personnel Preparation

Including Students Who Are Visually Impaired in the Classroom: Attitudes of Preservice Teachers

Paul M. Ajuwon, Huda Sarraj, Nora Griffin-Shirley, DeAnn Lechtenberger, and Li Zhou

Research Report

Sign Language, Speech, and Communication Repair Abilities by Children with Congenital Deafblindness

Paul W. Cascella, Susan M. Bruce, and Ellen Trief

Practice Perspectives

Maximizing Feedback to Promote Independence in Individuals Who are Visually Impaired

Jane N. Erin

Teaching Two Critical Locomotor Skills to Children Who Are Blind or Have Low Vision

Amaury Samalot-Rivera, Lauren J. Lieberman, and Pamela Haibach

A New Synthesis of Sound and Tactile Music Code Instruction In a Pilot Online Braille Music Curriculum

Virginia A. Jacko, Jin Ho Choi, Audrey Carballo, Brian Charlson, and J. Elton Moore

NEWS AND FEATURES

Editor's Page

Letters to the Editor

A Discussion about BlindAid Virtual Orientation and Mobility and Blindfolding Those with Low Vision

Grace Ambrose-Zaken

Response to Dr. Abrose-Zaken

Orly Lahav

Comment

Renewing and Refreshing the Knowledge Base of the Field of Visual Impairment: A Call to Action

M. Cay Holbrook

This Mattered to Me

"Visual Attention to Movement and Color in Children with Cortical Visual Impairment," by Stacey Ann Cohen-Maitre and Paul Haerich

Recommended by Tessa S. McCarthy

Web Special Feature

"Visual Attention to Movement and Color in Children with Cortical Visual Impairment"--A Classic Article from 2005

by Stacey Ann Cohen-Maitre and Paul Haerich

Statistical Sidebar

Convenience Sampling, Random Sampling, and Snowball Sampling: How Does Sampling Affect the Validity of Research?

Rob Wall Emerson


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