Printer Friendly

Career Perspectives: Interviews with Blind and Visually Impaired Professionals.

Profiles 20 successful achievers who describe in their own words what it takes to pursue and attain professional success in a sighted world. From all around the country, representing a wide range of professions, including law, science, journalism, management, and medicine, these blind and visually impaired people can serve as role models for others who want to follow career paths.

The book also addresses such topics as attitudes toward blindness and blind people, braille literacy and technology. Many of the interviewees describe the adaptive devices and alternative techniques they use to perform their jobs successfully.
COPYRIGHT 1990 U.S. Rehabilitation Services Administration
No portion of this article can be reproduced without the express written permission from the copyright holder.
Copyright 1990, Gale Group. All rights reserved. Gale Group is a Thomson Corporation Company.

Article Details
Printer friendly Cite/link Email Feedback
Publication:American Rehabilitation
Article Type:Book Review
Date:Sep 22, 1990
Previous Article:Normalization in Practice: Residential Care for Children With a Profound Mental Handicap.
Next Article:Access to Mass Transit for Blind and Visually Impaired Travelers.

Related Articles
Take Charge: a Strategic Guide for Blind Job Seekers.
Access to Mass Transit for Blind and Visually Impaired Travelers.
Rehabilitation Resource Manual - Vision, 3d ed.
Providing Services for People with Vision Loss: A Multidisciplinary Perspective.
A Practical Guide to the ADA and Visual Impairment.
Coping with Blindness: Personal Tale of Blindness Rehabilitation. (New Publications and Films).
Inner Lives of Deaf Children.
Children with Visual Impairments.

Terms of use | Copyright © 2017 Farlex, Inc. | Feedback | For webmasters