Composite of three video presentations: Introduction to Psychoeducational Assessment of Visually Impaired Persons; Discovering the Magic of Reading: Elizabeth’s Story; and Functional Vision

Recording, Video

Accession Number: 2010.26.18

Scope & Content: Contains the following presentations: 1) "Introduction to Psychoeducational Assessment of Visually Impaired Persons," featuring Sharon Bradley-Johnson; approx. 26 minutes in length; addresses good practices, assessment components, and assessment resources. Bill Duckworth, APH Research Scientist, project director. 2) "Discovering the Magic of Reading: Elizabeth's Story," about reading aloud to young children with visual impairments and available resources. Suzette Wright, APH Research Associate, project director. 3) "Functional Vision: A Bridge to Learning and Living, Part One: Functional Vision Assessment," describing components of the assessment process and best practices. Mary Nelle McLennan [then-director of APH Educational and Advisory Services], writer/producer. Each video presentation was produced for APH by: Beam Group, and the House of Commons.

Creator: American Printing House for the Blind

Interview Date: / /

Collection: APH Collection

Administrative History: This video is a composite of three separate video presentations developed by the American Printing House for the Blind (APH) as part of a project to expand the company's outreach services and thereby assist in the administration of the Act to Promote the Education of the Blind. Each presentation was produced by APH's Educational and Advisory Services Department and funded, through the Act, by the U.S. Department of Education. Their target audiences are education and rehabilitation professionals, parents, and clients. All three presentations would became available as APH video products. This video tape may have been used for field-test review and was among a collection of in-house videos maintained by the APH Communications Department, which coordinates the company's audio/visual services.

Subjects: Assessment Blind children Blindness Low vision Reading

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