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January 1967

Visual Impairment Among Deaf ChildrenFrequency and Educational Consequences

Author Affiliations

Berkeley, Calif
From the Office of Psychological Research, Gallaudet College, Kendall Green, Wash. Dr. Suchman is presently with the Institute of Human Development, University of California, Berkeley, Calif.

Arch Ophthalmol. 1967;77(1):18-21. doi:10.1001/archopht.1967.00980020020005

Visual impairment in deaf children is frequently uncorrected. In this group of already handicapped children, failure to provide maximal correction, observed much too frequently in the group studied, can be an interfering factor in educational and social development.