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Books: Disability Specific Resources: Visual Disability

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New Sign COPING WITH BLINDNESS: Personal Tales of Blindness Rehabilitation

by Alvin Roberts, published by Southern Illinois University Press Carbondale and Edwardsville, 1998. This book offers information on coping with Blindness and rehabilitation through articles of personal tales that offer experiences on learning to live, work, and travel with blindness through rehabilitiation and using humor as a tool for rehabilitation.

New Sign Long Time, No See (Paperback)

by Beth Finke, Published by the University of Illinois Press, Chicago, 2003. This book was named one of the Cicago Tribune's favorite nonfiction books for 2003. Beth Finke is a free lance writer and NPR commentator. She slowly lost her sight from Diabetes as a young girl and gives an "insider's report" on adaptation to blindness. More information is available at www.bethfinke.com.

New Sign On Sight and Insight: A Journey into the World of Blindness [Paperback]

by John Hull (Author), published by Oneworld Publications, 185 Banbury Road, Oxford, England. This book is the personal experience of one man from sight to blindness. As he journeyed he regarded every detail of his experience, including misconceptions and revelations, the differences and sameness having lived with both sight and blindness and the changes and growth his blindness affected not only him but his children and others in his family and acquaintances. This book offers concepts of awareness for everyone.

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