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JVIB May-June 2017, Vol. 111, No. 3 (e-book (ePUB format))

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We hope you have been enjoying the May-June 2017 issue of JVIB, which includes the following articles, reports, and features:

The Research Priorities of People with Visual Impairments in the Netherlands
Anne-Floor M. Schölvinck, Carina A. C. M. Pittens, and Jacqueline E. W. Broerse

Orientation and mobility
Stress Associated with Transportation: A Survey of Persons with Visual Impairments
Adele Crudden, Jennifer L. Cmar, and Michele C. McDonnall

Psychosocial Issues
Insights into the Feelings, Thoughts, and Behaviors of Children with Visual Impairments: A Focus Group Study Prior to Adapting a Cognitive Behavior Therapy-Based Anxiety Intervention
Lisa Visagie, Helene Loxton, Paul Stallard, and Wendy K. Silverman

The Influence of Need-Supportive Teacher Behavior on the Motivation of Students with Congenital Deafblindness
Ineke Haakma, Marleen Janssen, and Alexander Minnaert

Postural Control in Young People with Visual Impairments and Various Risks of Falls
Dorota Sadowska, Rafał Stemplewski, and Robert Szeklicki

Practice Report
Reflections on Developing an Employment Mentoring Program for College Students Who Are Blind
Jamie O'Mally and Anne Steverson

Research Reports
Efficacy of Using Vocabulary Flashcards in Braille
Mackenzie E. Savaiano, Blair P. Lloyd, and Deborah D. Hatton

Oral Braille Reading Decoding Strategies of Middle School Students Who Are Blind or Have Low Vision
Allison C. Nannemann, Susan M. Bruce, Colleen Hussey, Becky S. Vercollone, and Mary McCarthy


Editor's Page

Book Review
No Barriers: A Blind Man's Journey to Kayak the Grand Canyon, by Erik Weihenmayer and Buddy Levy
Reviewed by Lauren J. Lieberman

A Discussion about the Evolving Roles of Teachers of Students with Visual Impairments
Ann Pilewskie
An Initiative to Refine the Characteristics and Roles of Teachers of Students with Visual Impairments
Carlie Rhoads, Danene Fast, and Hilary Travers

Statistical Sidebar
Exploratory Factor Analysis
Robert Wall Emerson

News From the Field


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Pages: 106
ISBN: 978-1-68413-007-8
Year of publication: 2017
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