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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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Nielsen, Lilli, Robinson, Arthur (Translator). Copenhagen, DK: SIKON , 1994. (Book) — 1 copy, 1 available
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
Location
Sunny Hill Education Resource Centre
Call Number
REF FH 300 NIE 1994
A book that emphasizes the importance of developing the ability to grasp if a visually impaired or blind child is to get in contact with his surroundings and be able to to use and develop the other senses.
Title
The comprehending hand
Author
Nielsen, Lilli
Robinson, Arthur (Translator)
Corporate Author
Refsnæsskolen National Institute for Blind and Partially Sighted Children and Youth in Denmark
Place
Copenhagen, DK
Publisher
SIKON
Year Published
1994
Physical Description
Paperback, 47 p.
Topics
Vision/Vision Disorders. Visual Impairments
Blindness
Child Development
Motor Development
Abstract
A book that emphasizes the importance of developing the ability to grasp if a visually impaired or blind child is to get in contact with his surroundings and be able to to use and develop the other senses.
ISBN
87-503-6790-9
Language
English
Material Type
Book
Status
Weeded
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
Location
Sunny Hill Education Resource Centre
Call Number
REF FH 300 NIE 1994
Copy 1 BC Children's and Women's Sunny Hill Education Resource Centre REF Available
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Deaf, hard of hearing & deaf-blind well-being program

https://libraries.phsa.ca/permalink/catalog109956

https://vch.eduhealth.ca/PDFs/GN/GN.905.D278.pdf

Vancouver Coastal Health Authority. Vancouver, BC: Vancouver Coastal Health Authority , 2010. (Pamphlet)
Audience
Patient or Public
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
Call Number
GN.905.D278
Information about the deaf, hard of hearing & deaf-blind well-being program.
Title
Deaf, hard of hearing & deaf-blind well-being program
Corporate Author
Vancouver Coastal Health Authority
Place
Vancouver, BC
Publisher
Vancouver Coastal Health Authority
Year Published
2010
Physical Description
PDF file: 2 p.
Topics
Deafness
Blindness
Abstract
Information about the deaf, hard of hearing & deaf-blind well-being program.
Language
English
Material Type
Pamphlet
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
URL
https://vch.eduhealth.ca/PDFs/GN/GN.905.D278.pdf
Audience
Patient or Public
Call Number
GN.905.D278

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
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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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) — 2 copies, 2 available
Audience
Patient or Public
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
Location
Sunny Hill Education Resource Centre
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
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
Sunny Hill Education Resource Centre
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
Copy 1 BC Children's and Women's Sunny Hill Education Resource Centre VIP 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

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
Sunny Hill Education 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
Sunny Hill Education 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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Lost eye : coping with monocular vision after enucleation or eye loss from cancer, accident or disease

https://libraries.phsa.ca/permalink/catalog16342
Adkisson, Jay D. New York, NY: iUniverse, Inc. , 2006. (Book) — 1 copy, 1 available
Audience
Patient or Public
Agency
BC Cancer Agency
Location
Vancouver Library
Call Number
WW149 A236 2006
Title
Lost eye : coping with monocular vision after enucleation or eye loss from cancer, accident or disease
Alternate Title
Lost eye
Author
Adkisson, Jay D
Place
New York, NY
Publisher
iUniverse, Inc.
Year Published
2006
Physical Description
viii, 372 p. ; 23 cm.
Subjects
Eye Enucleation
Vision, Monocular
Eye, Artificial
Ophthalmologic Surgical Procedures
Eye Neoplasms - surgery
Eye Diseases - rehabilitation
Adaptation, Psychological
Social Support
Blindness
Personal Narratives
Popular Works
ISBN
9780595392643
0595392644
Language
English
Material Type
Book
Agency
BC Cancer Agency
Location
Vancouver Library
Audience
Patient or Public
Call Number
WW149 A236 2006
c.1 BC Cancer Agency VAN Library Available
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Resources: BC services and organizations for visual impairment, diagnostic, assessment and treatment services

https://libraries.phsa.ca/permalink/catalog114438
Hansen, Lisa. Vancouver, BC: BC Children's Hospital , 2016. (Pamphlet)
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
This pamphlet is a great resource for families with children with visual impairments.
Title
Resources: BC services and organizations for visual impairment, diagnostic, assessment and treatment services
Author
Hansen, Lisa
Corporate Author
Sunny Hill Education Resource Centre
Place
Vancouver, BC
Publisher
BC Children's Hospital
Year Published
2016
Physical Description
PDF file, 4 p.
Topics
Visual Impairment
Vision/Vision Disorders. Visual Impairments
Blindness
Abstract
This pamphlet is a great resource for families with children with visual impairments.
Language
English
Material Type
Pamphlet
Agency
BC Children's and Women's

Show me what my friends can see: A developmental guide for parents of babies with severely impaired sight and their professional advisors

https://libraries.phsa.ca/permalink/catalog106911
Sonksen, Patricia, Stiff, Blanche. London, UK: Institute of Child Health , 1991. (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 SON 1991
A book aimed at helping parents of visually impaired babies by providing activities and play ideas.
Title
Show me what my friends can see: A developmental guide for parents of babies with severely impaired sight and their professional advisors
Author
Sonksen, Patricia
Stiff, Blanche
Place
London, UK
Publisher
Institute of Child Health
Year Published
1991
Physical Description
Paperback, 64 p.
Topics
Vision/Vision Disorders. Visual Impairments
Child Development
Blindness
Blindness-Coping
Parenting Children with Disabilities
Parenting Children with Physical Disabilities
Abstract
A book aimed at helping parents of visually impaired babies by providing activities and play ideas.
ISBN
095175260
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 SON 1991
Copy 4 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
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

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