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Cockeyed: A memoir of going blind

https://libraries.phsa.ca/permalink/catalog109623
Knighton, Ryan. New York, NY: Public Affairs , 2006. (Book) — 1 copy, 1 available
Audience
Patient or Public
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
Location
Family Support & Resource Centre
Call Number
FH 300 KNI 2006
This is a tragicomic, politically incorrect, and astoundingly articulate memoir about going blind–and growing up. In this book, which ricochets between meditation and black comedy, the Vancouver born author tells the story of his fifteen-year descent into blindness while incidentally revealing the …
Title
Cockeyed: A memoir of going blind
Author
Knighton, Ryan
Place
New York, NY
Publisher
Public Affairs
Year Published
2006
Physical Description
Hardcover, 263 p.
Topics
Vision/Vision Disorders. Visual Impairments
Blindness
Young Adults-Life Transitions
Visual Impairment
Abstract
This is a tragicomic, politically incorrect, and astoundingly articulate memoir about going blind–and growing up. In this book, which ricochets between meditation and black comedy, the Vancouver born author tells the story of his fifteen-year descent into blindness while incidentally revealing the world of the sighted in all its phenomenal peculiarity.
ISBN
1586483293
Language
English
Material Type
Book
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
Location
Family Support & Resource Centre
Audience
Patient or Public
Call Number
FH 300 KNI 2006
Copy 1 BC Children's and Women's Family Support & Resource Centre Available
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Wonder baby: Perkins school for the blind

https://libraries.phsa.ca/permalink/catalog114421

http://www.wonderbaby.org/

Wonder Baby. WonderBaby.org , 2006-2016. (Online)
Audience
Patient or Public
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
Wonder Baby is a web site funded by Perkins School for the Blind and the purpose of the web site is to help parents who have a young child who is visually impaired and who may also have additional challenges. Wonder Baby provides a database of articles written by parents who are interested in shari…
Title
Wonder baby: Perkins school for the blind
Corporate Author
Wonder Baby
Publisher
WonderBaby.org
Year Published
2006-2016
Topics
Visual Impairment
Vision/Vision Disorders. Visual Impairments
Blindness
Abstract
Wonder Baby is a web site funded by Perkins School for the Blind and the purpose of the web site is to help parents who have a young child who is visually impaired and who may also have additional challenges. Wonder Baby provides a database of articles written by parents who are interested in sharing their stories about playing with and teaching a blind child, as well as information on resources and opportunities to connect with other families.
Language
English
Material Type
Online
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
URL
http://www.wonderbaby.org/
Audience
Patient or Public

Just enough to know better: A braille primer

https://libraries.phsa.ca/permalink/catalog110098
Curran, Eileen P. Boston, MA: National Braille Press Inc. , 2006. 10th Edition. (Book) — 1 copy, 1 available
Audience
Patient or Public
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
Location
Family Support & Resource Centre
Call Number
BRAILLE FH 300 CUR 2006
Written in braille, this is an exercise book to teach reading for visually impaired or blind persons.
Title
Just enough to know better: A braille primer
Author
Curran, Eileen P.
Edition
10th Edition
Place
Boston, MA
Publisher
National Braille Press Inc.
Year Published
2006
Physical Description
Paperback, 128 p. + 1 English Braille symbols poster.
Topics
Vision/Vision Disorders. Visual Impairments
Visual Impairment
Language/Communication
Blindness
Braille
Abstract
Written in braille, this is an exercise book to teach reading for visually impaired or blind persons.
Notes
2 extra copies stored in SHERC
ISBN
0939173158
Language
English
Material Type
Book
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
Location
Family Support & Resource Centre
Audience
Patient or Public
Call Number
BRAILLE FH 300 CUR 2006
Copy 5 BC Children's and Women's Family Support & Resource Centre Available
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Finding a new path: Guidance for parents of young children

https://libraries.phsa.ca/permalink/catalog108506
Gold, Deborah (Ed.). Toronto, ON: Canadian National Institute for the Blind , 2002. (Book) — 1 copy, 1 available
Audience
Patient or Public
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
Location
Family Support & Resource Centre
Call Number
FH 300 GOL 2002
This user-friendly handbook is designed to help parents gain confidence in raising a child who is blind or has low vision. Broad in scope, this resource offers strategies, encourages parents, and refers to additional sources of advice. Book chapters address: the diagnosis; what blindness is; the fa…
Title
Finding a new path: Guidance for parents of young children
Author
Gold, Deborah (Ed.)
Corporate Author
Canadian National Institute for the Blind
Place
Toronto, ON
Publisher
Canadian National Institute for the Blind
Year Published
2002
Physical Description
Softcover: 200 pages
Topics
Vision/Vision Disorders. Visual Impairments
Blindness
Parenting Children with Disabilities
Visual Impairment
Abstract
This user-friendly handbook is designed to help parents gain confidence in raising a child who is blind or has low vision. Broad in scope, this resource offers strategies, encourages parents, and refers to additional sources of advice. Book chapters address: the diagnosis; what blindness is; the family; early development; learning and education; advocacy; and community resources. Targeted primarily at children with no other disability, the book also includes information for parents of children who are blind or visually impaired, with multiple disabilities.
ISBN
0921122381
Language
English
Material Type
Book
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
Location
Family Support & Resource Centre
Audience
Patient or Public
Call Number
FH 300 GOL 2002
Copy 8 BC Children's and Women's Family Support & Resource Centre Available
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Early focus: Working with children who are blind or visually impaired and their families

https://libraries.phsa.ca/permalink/catalog109438
Pogrund, Rona L., Fazzi, Diane L. (Eds.). New York, NY: American Foundation for the Blind , 2002. (Book) — 1 copy, 1 available
Audience
Patient or Public
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
Location
Family Support & Resource Centre
Call Number
FH 300 POG 2002
This book addresses the needs of children who are blind or visually impaired from birth to age 5. It provides clear descriptions of early intervention techniques with blind and visually impaired children and stresses the benefits of family involvement and transdisciplinary teamwork. Practical appli…
Title
Early focus: Working with children who are blind or visually impaired and their families
Author
Pogrund, Rona L.
Fazzi, Diane L. (Eds.)
Place
New York, NY
Publisher
American Foundation for the Blind
Year Published
2002
Physical Description
Paperback, xxi, 501 p.
Topics
Vision/Vision Disorders. Visual Impairments
Blindness
Child Development
Visual Impairment
Abstract
This book addresses the needs of children who are blind or visually impaired from birth to age 5. It provides clear descriptions of early intervention techniques with blind and visually impaired children and stresses the benefits of family involvement and transdisciplinary teamwork. Practical applications and strategies relating to cognitive and language development, orientation and mobility, social skills, early intervention, and program development are presented to integrate current practices in one source.
ISBN
9780891288565
Language
English
Material Type
Book
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
Location
Family Support & Resource Centre
Audience
Patient or Public
Call Number
FH 300 POG 2002
Copy 1 BC Children's and Women's Family Support & Resource Centre Available
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First steps: A handbook for teaching young children who are visually impaired

https://libraries.phsa.ca/permalink/catalog110059

http://www.blindchildrenscenter.org

Stout, Ann. Los Angeles, CA: Blind Childrens Center , 2002. (Book) — 1 copy, 1 available
Audience
Patient or Public
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
Location
Family Support & Resource Centre
Call Number
FH 300 STO 2002
A book that covers all aspects of child development: physical, intellectual (including speech and language and sensory ability), social and emotional. It provides practical suggestions for enhancing independence in a visually impaired child, as well as to develop his or her abilities to cope with t…
Title
First steps: A handbook for teaching young children who are visually impaired
Author
Stout, Ann
Place
Los Angeles, CA
Publisher
Blind Childrens Center
Year Published
2002
Physical Description
Paperback: xvi, 203 p., ill.
Topics
Vision/Vision Disorders. Visual Impairments
Education. Schools
Blindness
Visual Impairment
Child Development
Physical Disability. Physically Challenged
Abstract
A book that covers all aspects of child development: physical, intellectual (including speech and language and sensory ability), social and emotional. It provides practical suggestions for enhancing independence in a visually impaired child, as well as to develop his or her abilities to cope with the environment.
Language
English
Material Type
Book
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
Location
Family Support & Resource Centre
URL
http://www.blindchildrenscenter.org
Audience
Patient or Public
Call Number
FH 300 STO 2002
Copy 3 BC Children's and Women's Family Support & Resource Centre Available

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