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Out of Sight

Out of Sight This article is only available in the PDF format. Download the PDF to view the article, as well as its associated figures and tables. Abstract The author, who is himself blind because of retinal disease, and nine of his blind friends recreate their experiences from the time they became blind to the final adjustment. The author stresses how important it is to educate the sighted to the real problems, feelings, and talents of the blind. The blind person should not be seen as an object of pity or charity, but he should be recognized as a human being who happens not to be sighted, who retains an equal right to jobs, education, recreation, and opportunities for fulfillment. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Archives of Ophthalmology American Medical Association

Out of Sight

Abstract

This article is only available in the PDF format. Download the PDF to view the article, as well as its associated figures and tables. Abstract The author, who is himself blind because of retinal disease, and nine of his blind friends recreate their experiences from the time they became blind to the final adjustment. The author stresses how important it is to educate the sighted to the real problems, feelings, and talents of the blind. The blind person should not be seen as an object of pity...
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Publisher
American Medical Association
Copyright
Copyright © 1976 American Medical Association. All Rights Reserved.
ISSN
0003-9950
eISSN
1538-3687
DOI
10.1001/archopht.1976.03910040826018
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Abstract

This article is only available in the PDF format. Download the PDF to view the article, as well as its associated figures and tables. Abstract The author, who is himself blind because of retinal disease, and nine of his blind friends recreate their experiences from the time they became blind to the final adjustment. The author stresses how important it is to educate the sighted to the real problems, feelings, and talents of the blind. The blind person should not be seen as an object of pity or charity, but he should be recognized as a human being who happens not to be sighted, who retains an equal right to jobs, education, recreation, and opportunities for fulfillment.

Journal

Archives of OphthalmologyAmerican Medical Association

Published: Dec 1, 1976

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