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October 1999 • Volume 93 Number 10

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Journal of visual impairment and blindness

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Employment Barriers for People with Visual Impairments--print edition page(s) 627-642

Bonnie O'Day

Abstract: This study of the perceived employment barriers of 20 unemployed adults who are legally blind found that the participants experienced personal, societal, and programmatic barriers to employment. It also found that some participants were actively seeking work, some were resigned to their unemployment, and others were looking for work but losing hope. Thus, policies must address both the barriers to employment and the specific needs of each group of unemployed people with visual impairments.

Orientation and Mobility

Development of an Instrument to Measure Manual Dexterity in Children with Visual Impairments Aged 6-12--print edition page(s) 643-658

Annemeike M. Reimer, Bouwein C. M. Smits-Engelsman, and Marieke Siemonsma-Boom

Abstract: This article describes the development of the Test for Manual Dexterity in Visually Impaired Children. The test was used to chart the manual skills of children with visual impairments (those who were blind or had low vision) and a control group of sighted children in the Netherlands and to compare the development of children who were blind or had low vision.

Research Notes

Decoding Spontaneous and Posed Smiles of Children Who Are Visually Impaired and Sighted--print edition page(s) 659-662

Antonieta Prates Castanho and Emma Otta

Visual Items in Tests of Intelligence for Children--print edition page(s) 663-665

Shirley R. Wyver, Roslyn Markham, and Sonia Hlavacek


Editor's Page--print edition page(s) 625-625

Product Evaluation

A Review of Henter-Joyce's MAGic for Windows NT--print edition page(s) 666-668

Mark M. Uslan, Joseph C. Su, and Chen-Yung Hsu

Book Review

Sight Unseen--print edition page(s) 668-670

Reviewed by Deborah Kent

From the Field--print edition page(s) 670-675

News--print edition page(s) 675-677

Calendar--print edition page(s) 678-685

Classified--print edition page(s) 685-686





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