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November-December 2017  Volume 111  Number 6

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Special Issue on Personnel Preparation and Professional Development


Interdisciplinary Collaboration

Bridging the Gap Between Physical Therapy and Orientation and Mobility in Schools: Using a Collaborative Team Approach for Students with Visual Impairments

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Joanne Szabo and Rajiv K. Panikkar


Using the System of Least Prompts to Teach Personal Hygiene Skills to a High School Student with Comorbid Visual Impairment and Autism Spectrum Disorder

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Kristi M. Probst and Virginia L. Walker

Early Intervention

Survey Results for Training and Resource Needs Cited by Early Intervention Professionals in the Field of Visual Impairment

Mindy S. Ely and Michaelene M. Ostrosky


Implementation of Unified English Braille by Teachers of Students with Visual Impairments in the United States

Sunggye Hong, L. Penny Rosenblum, and Amy Frank Campbell

Personnel Preparation

Enriching Doctoral-Level Preparation Programs Through a Nationwide Consortium Model: The National Leadership Consortium in Sensory Disabilities

Brooke Kruemmling, Heather Hayes, and Derrick W. Smith

The Significance of Specialist Teachers of Learners with Visual Impairments as Agents of Change: Examining Personnel Preparation in the United Kingdom Through a Bioecological Systems Theory

Mike McLinden, John Ravenscroft, Graeme Douglas, Rachel Hewett, and Rory Cobb

Practice Perspectives

Is Personnel Preparation in the Field of Visual Impairment Keeping up with the Realities of the 21st Century?

Rona L. Pogrund

Practice Reports

Improving Observation and Practicum Experiences for a Preservice Teacher with Visual Impairment Through the Use of Assistive Technology

Jonathan M. Lima and Sarah E. Ivy

Redefining Roles of Vision Professionals in Education and Rehabilitation

Yue-Ting Siu and Robert Wall Emerson

An Introduction to Providing Rehabilitation to Individuals Who Have Been Implanted with the Argus II Retinal Prosthesis System

Duane R. Geruschat, Mark Rankin, and Jessy D. Dorn

Research Report

Community Mentors: The Perspectives of Working Adults with Visual Impairments

Sunggye Hong and Jane N. Erin


Guest Editor's Page


Partnering with Parents and Families to Facilitate the Learning of Children with Visual Impairments

Tanni L. Anthony

Finding New Solutions to Meet Workforce Needs in the Field of Visual Impairment

Roxann Mayros and Ellyn Drotzer

Book Review

Orientation and Mobility Techniques: A Guide for the Practitioner, Second Edition, by Diane L. Fazzi and Janet M. Barlow

Reviewed by Robert Wall Emerson

Statistical Sidebar

Single-Subject Data and the Tau-U Statistic

Robert Wall Emerson


News From the Field


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