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Many of the current GPS (Global Positioning Systems) navigation aids use an audio method to deliver navigation information to the user. For the visually impaired person this method can be problematic. The visually impaired pedestrian relies heavily on information contained within the ambient...
One of the key challenges to policy-makers and service providers charged with tackling social exclusion is knowing who and how many people their policies should be addressing. What is required are reliable estimates of the target population. This article considers two key studies that have made...
The purpose of this study was to examine the effectiveness and preference of the two different types of self-talk (instructional and motivational) on penalty execution skill in goalball and gain insight on the athletes' perceptions concerning self-talk use and its influence on their performance....
Humour is a highly regarded attribute and often forms the basis of childhood friendships. As much humour is visual, children with visual impairment are particularly vulnerable to missing out on this type of development. Recent research indicates that children can be taught to develop their sense...
This study examines emotional intelligence and goal setting in enhancing motivation to work among visually impaired students. The study employed a pre- and post-test experimental group design (N = 32) in which participants completed the Work Value Inventory. The study was carried out over a...
Retinitis Pigmentosa (RP) is a retinal dege nerative disease causing progressive blindness. Most research on RP is biomedical, and mostly from an observer perspective, therefore poorly reflecting the lived experience of having RP. Accordingly, the researcher conducted a retrospective qualitative...
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