SPE G 623 - Psychosocial Aspects of Visual Impairment

Document Actions
  • RSS Feed
  • Send this
  • Print this
  • Content View
  • Bookmarks

This course will investigate the psychosocial aspects of vision loss. Coping techniques and issues of self-esteem will be explored along with the principles of self-determination.

Course Image

Psychosocial Aspects of Visual Impairment

Valerie Haven , Ph.D.

Special Education
University of Massuchetts - Boston

Course Structure: Hour long classes - four times a week

Photo by Peter Shmiro (275px x 275px) Creative Commons License
This photo is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-No Derivative Works 3.0 Unported LicenseDonate Now Button

Course Description

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.

Copyright 2010, Valerie Haven. Cite/attribute Resource. Haven, V. (2007, May 08). Psychosocial Aspects of Visual Impairment. Retrieved July 23, 2014, from University of Massachusetts Boston Web site: http://ocw.umb.edu/special-education/psychosocial-aspects-of-visual-impairment. This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-Share Alike 3.0 Unported License Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-Share Alike 3.0 Unported License