Heart to Heart: Parents of Blind and Partially Sighted Children Talk About Their Feelings

Nancy Chernus-Mansfield, Dori Hayashi, Marilyn Horn, Linda Kekelis

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This booklet describes typical feelings experienced by parents of blind and partially sighted children. Experiences are cited including first feelings of shock and confusion, days of dramatic ups and downs, need to find a reason for the blindness, self doubts and anxiety, and reactions from strangers. In closing, the parents of a blind girl conclude by stating that time does heal and life does return to normal as they illustrate by describing their 10-year-old's accomplishments. 

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Nancy Chernus-Mansfield, Dori Hayashi, Marilyn Horn, Linda Kekelis. Heart to Heart: Parents of Blind and Partially Sighted Children Talk About Their Feelings (0). Blind Childrens Center: Los Angeles, CA. (12 pages).

Sponsoring Agency: Blind Childrens Center

Language: English

Formats Available: Printed Material

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Blind Childrens Center
4120 Marathon St.
Los Angeles, CA
90029

Phone: (800) 222-3566
Fax: (323) 665-3828

Email: cathy@blindcntr.org
URL: http://www.blindcntr.org

Languages Available: English, Spanish

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