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Exploration of arts education and blindness.

Arts, Culture, and Blindness: A Study of Blind Students in the Visual Arts, by Simon Hayhoe, explores the myth that blind people are incapable of understanding and creating visual arts through case studies of adults and children who are blind and interviews with art teachers. The book alms to contribute not only to an understanding of the pedagogy of visual arts and education of people who are blind, but also to examine how education is affected by myths about blindness and disability in contemporary society. The 212-page paperback book is available for $30. For more information, contact: Teneo Press, P.O. Box 349, Youngstown, NY 14174-0350; web site: <>.
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Title Annotation:Publications; Arts, Culture, and Blindness: A Study of Blind Students in the Visual Arts
Publication:Journal of Visual Impairment & Blindness
Article Type:Brief article
Date:Mar 1, 2009
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