Journal of Visual Impairment & Blindness

July 2003 • Volume 97Number 7




Essential Behavioral Qualities for Effective Leadership in Schools for Students Who Are Visually Impaired: A National Study—A. Olu Oyinlade, Marva Gellhaus, and Kebba Darboe, print edition page 389


The Interaction Between Mothers and Their Visually Impaired Infants: An Intersubjective Developmental Perspective—Gerrit Loots, Isabel Devisť and Jasmina Sermijn, print edition page 403

Facial Expressions

Spontaneous Facial Expressions in Congenitally Blind and Sighted Children Aged 8–11—Dario Galati, Barbara Sini, Susanne Schmidt, and Carla Tinti, print edition page 418

Research Report

Employment Among Working-Age Members of the Royal New Zealand Foundation for the Blind—Steven J. La Grow, print edition page 429


Guest Editorial, print edition page 387

From the Field, print edition page 435

News, print edition page 440

Calendar, print edition page 444


“What Have You Done for Me Lately?”—Mark Richert, print edition page 448


Art Beyond Sight: A Resource Guide to Art, Creativity, and Visual Impairment

Elisabeth Salzhauer Axel and Nina Sobol Levent, Editors

Complete With 180 Pictures and Tactile Pages!

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Collaborative Assessment

Working with Students Who Are Blind or Visually Impaired Including Those With Additional Disabilities

Stephen A. Goodman and Stuart H. Wittenstein, Eds.

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Based on proven successful techniques developed by the assessment team of the California School for the Blind, Collaborative Assessment shows how close collaboration enriches the assessment process and ensures its effectiveness, providing benefits for the student and the professional as well.

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