News and notices. Comm Eye Health Vol. 15 No. 43 2002. October 01, 2002

Helping children who are blind: family and community support for children with vision problems

Written in a simple, clear style and filled with illustrations, Helping Children Who are Blind is for parents, caregivers, teachers, health workers, rehabilitation workers and others who can help a child with vision problems.

The book covers many topics, including teaching common activities like eating, dressing and personal hygiene, helping a child move around safely, details on how to include learning activities in daily work, preparing for child care or school, supporting parents of blind children and assessing how much a child can see, and preventing blindness.

This book provides parents, community health workers and teachers with strategies for helping children with visual impairment become important and active members of their communities.

200 pages, Paperback
Now also available in Spanish
Price: US$12 + US$6 post & packing (overseas surface mail).

Ordering Information
US dollar cheques and credit card payments accepted with order please to:
The Hesperian Foundation
1919 Addison Street, Suite 304
Berkeley, California 94704, USA
Telephone: 001-510-845-4507
Fax: 001-510-845-0539
Email: BOOKORDERS@HESPERIAN.ORG
www.hesperian.org

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