SPE G 623 - Psychosocial Aspects of Visual Impairment
Psychosocial Aspects of Visual Impairment
Valerie Haven , Ph.D.
Course Structure: Hour long classes - four times a week
This course investigates the psychosocial aspects of vision loss. Coping techniques and issues of self-esteem are explored, along with principles of self-determination. Other topics include the psychosocial aspects of personal life management such as orientation and mobility, use of volunteers, sexuality, and the Americans with Disabilities Act. Psychosocial issues specific to people from diverse cultures are also addressed.