Date of Award


Document Type

Research Paper

Superseded Degree Name

Master of Arts in Education (Education of Mentally Handicapped)

Colleges & School

Cardinal Stritch College

Degree Granted By

Cardinal Stritch College

First Advisor

Sister Gabrielle Kowalski, O.S.F.

Library of Congress Subject Heading

Children with visual disabilities--Education; Preschool children; Blind children


This paper will include the instructional needs of the visually handicapped child including both the totally blind child and the partially sighted child who is considered legally blind. This paper will cover the early childhood education of the visually handicapped child from birth up to and including the kindergarten level of schooling. This paper will not concern itself with the visually handicapped child who can learn to read print.


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