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Juvenile Neuronal Ceroid Lipofuscinosis (JNCL) is characterized by severe visual impairment with onset around age 4-8years, and a developmental course that includes blindness, epilepsy, speech problems, dementia, motor coordination problems, and emotional reactions. There is presently no cure and the disease leads to premature death. There have bee...
The article describes assessment, planning and training for people with multiple disabilities and visual impairment (MDVI). The ImPAct MDVI project, an EU Comenius programme, addressed concerns expressed by teachers of children and young people with MDVI as to how they are expected to integrate the diverse curriculum elements and particular skills...
A major problem among visually impaired people is the lack of competence in travel and functional mobility skills intertwined with passivity and dependence on others. This paper describes how focussing on participation in ecologically valid activities can provide a frame for involvement in cultural practices for visually impaired persons. Participa...